The family of a young woman found dead at a local home have spoken of their devastation.
Police have confirmed the identity of the 18-year-old as former Harris Academy pupil Zoe Matheson.
Zoe had just finished secondary and was due to start studying at Aberdeen University.
Police attended her home on Osprey Rise in Piperdam around 9am on Tuesday along with paramedics.
It’s believed there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.
Issuing a statement through Police Scotland, her family said: “Zoe was a much-loved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and friend, and our family are devastated at her death.
“She attended Harris Academy, and having completed sixth year, had been accepted and was looking forwarded to studying law at Aberdeen University.
“She was also an accomplished musician. She will be very sadly missed.”