A SCHOOLBOY got up to get ready for rugby unaware his 38-year-old mother was lying dead in her bedroom.
Scott McKenzie, 11, was awoken on Sunday morning by his father knocking on the front door.
The boy from Ceres, near Cupar, Fife, assumed his mother, Tracey, was having a lie in.
It is thought he discovered the tragic truth when he went into his mother’s bedroom to say goodbye and found her lifeless body.
Ms McKenzie’s mother, Sheila, 65, said: “We are absolutely devastated. It’s unreal, unfair and unnecessary that a young boy has been without his mum.”
Tracey McKenzie worked as a clerical assistant and helped care for her sister, Lorna, 36.
Sheila McKenzie said: “She was a working woman who doted on her young son.
“She lived for her son and her work, although Scott was her number one priority. When I lost my husband six years ago she was a great support to us all.
“She was Lorna’s carer along with me.”
Sheila added: “When I lost my husband six years ago she was a great support to us all.”
A police spokesman said: “Police were called to an address in Cupar on Saturday morning where the body of a 38-year-old woman was found.
“However there were no suspicious circumstances.The cause of death appears to be medically related.”