Carrick Academy teens pay tribute to Dalrymple’s Ryan

MAYBOLE school kids have paid tribute to one of their peers who sadly passed away earlier this month.

Carrick Academy pupils hosted memorial events for Ryan Stobbs this week after the 13-year-old was discovered dead at his Dalrymple family home.

Ryan’s mum Tami found her son’s body in his room on Wednesday March 13, and police were called to the family’s Barbieston Road home at around 9.20pm.

The news of Ryan’s death was related to his peers at Maybole’s Carrick Academy at an assembly, and since then online tributes have flooded in for the “popular” and “pleasant” youngster.

An RIP Ryan Stobbs Facebook page went live on March 14, and friends and acquaintances have posted their tributes.

One pal said: “Rest in peace Ryan. You won’t be forgotten. Not one day will go past where I won’t think of you. Sleep tight wee man,” while another said: “It’s true heaven has won a proper angel”.

Carrick Academy headteacher Keith Webster said: “We were deeply saddened to hear of Ryan’s tragic death and our thoughts and sympathies are with his family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

“Our immediate focus is to offer the most appropriate levels of support for other pupils and staff at the school to help them come to terms with this tragic news.”

While the full details of the “distressing incident” are not fully known, Mr Webster said the school would not be making any further comment.

A police spokesman confirmed a post mortem had been carried out, and there appear to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding Ryan’s death.