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Tributes paid to hospital death plunge woman

Mrs Mowat was very well known in the area of greyhound racing

THE family of a woman who plunged to her death from a hospital window have paid tribute to a “wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend”.

Josephine Mowat, from Cardenden, died after falling 30ft at Dunfermline’s Queen Margaret hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.

She was she was treated in the hospital’s accident and emergency department following the 1am incident but died at 3.30am.

The 61-year-old mother of three is believed to have been a patient in a general surgical ward and was recovering from an operation.

Today her husband Alfred, daughter Karen and sons David and Richard, said: “We would all like to mourn the passing of Josephine Mowat, a unique and very precious woman who was prematurely taken from the heart of a lovely family.

“She was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend to many and had so much love and compassion to give and receive. We will miss you always. God bless you.”

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