Mother warns of social media dangers after daughter wrote 'RIP' on foot and ...

Devastated mother reveals 'online bullies taunted 12-year-old daughter because she no longer lived with her' in the weeks before she hanged herself in bedroom Jessica Scatterson killed herself in her bedroom in Warrington, Cheshire, in 2017 Inquest heard social media activity ramped up to 'intense' levels before death  Mum Rachael Warburton claimed it's too easy for kids to access self-harm online 

By Connor Boyd For Mailonline

Published: 10:51 BST, 24 April 2019 | Updated: 20:48 BST, 24 April 2019

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A devastated mother has revealed that bullies taunted her 12-year-old daughter just weeks before she hanged herself for not living with her.     

Jessica Scatterson killed herself in her bedroom in Warrington, Cheshire, in April 2017 after posting a picture online of her foot with 'RIP' written on it.     

And just weeks before the tragic incident had said she was being bullied 'for not having a mother', as she lived with her father following a custody dispute.    

Jessica Scatterson (pictured) hanged herself in her bedroom after posting a picture online of her foot with 'RIP' scrawled on it

Jessica Scatterson (pictured) hanged herself in her bedroom after posting a picture online of her foot with 'RIP' scrawled on it

Her mother Rachael Warburton has urged other parents to monitor their children's social media accounts to make sure they're not viewing self-harming content

Her mother Rachael Warburton has urged other parents to monitor their children's social media accounts to make sure they're not viewing self-harming content 

Her heartbroken mother Rachael Warburton revealed the tragic news to Sun Online, and said that conversation was the last she had with her daughter. 

The next time she saw Jessica, she was being asked to formally identify the body at hospital. 

Ms Warburton has now pleaded with parents to monitor their children's social media after an inquest into her daughter's death heard her social media activity had been ramped up to  'intense' levels which led her to be 'emotionally overwhelmed' before her suicide.  

She told Sun Online: 'It's really scary what children can access on the internet and I don't want another child to take their own life.

'It is still the parents'

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