The family of a Cupar baby found dead at the weekend say they have been left “devastated” by their loss.
The body of Violet-Ivy Turnbull was discovered in the early hours of Saturday morning in a flat at the town’s Kinloss Crescent.
The cause of the death is still to be determined, with a post mortem examination having been conducted by the police, who are continuing to treat the death as “unexplained”.
In a brief statement, the family of the tragic tot have said: “We as a family are devastated by the loss of our beautiful daughter, granddaughter and sister Violet-Ivy Turnbull.
“We wish to be left in private to mourn at this time”.
Floral tributes and messages have been left outside of the small flat as news of Saturday’s tragedy began to emerge.
Neighbours shocked by Violet-Ivy’s death are among those who have left tributes at the steps to the home where she lived her short life.
One neighbour, who wished to remain anonymous, said: “This is a quiet street, and we are all heartbroken.
“Lots of us have left out flowers and teddies and I’ve seen other people coming in to the street to lay flowers.
“It’s so, so sad.
“We didn’t know the family and no-one knows what has happened.”
A police presence has remained in the community as police attempt to determine the exact cause of baby Violet’s sudden death, standard practice in such circumstances.
Her mother, Claire, is said to have only moved to the property just weeks before giving birth.
The outcome of the police post mortem is expected shortly.