Tributes are paid to tragic teenager Ciaran Sweeney

It was confirmed this weekend that the body of a teenager found in Mansfield by police is that of missing school boy Ciaran Sweeney.

Nottinghamshire Police’s Underwater Search Unit found Ciaran’s body at about 10.15am on 1st October during a search of an expanse of water at Ratcher Hill Quarry, Southwell Road.

Since the confirmation tributes have poured in to Chad via the website, Facebook and Twitter.

A selection have been included below. If you would also like to pay your respects to Ciaran and his family please sign up to the Chad house rules below.

Tyler Speeder Moore said: “RIP Ciaran. Such a shame. You had your whole life to live - thoughts are with your family at such a sad time :((“

Susan Aston said: “Such a sad time - thinking of family and friends. RIP.”

Sherryl Dee Callanan said: “Poor, poor family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all x”

While on Twitter @acfounder said: “Angel Children are the official fundraisers to help with Ciaran Sweeny’s funeral please RT”.