THE parents of a teenager who died suddenly have said she was unique and one of a kind.

Amber Skingley, 18, of High Street, Brightlingsea, died on Monday.

Her mum Sam, 42, said she wants her daughter to be remembered as the bubbly and fun person she was.

She said: “Everyone loved her for just the way she was. She was just Amber.

“She wore her heart on her sleeve.

“She could be in a room with so many people and she would be the one who really stood out.

“She wasn’t a follower. She was her own person."

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