A woman accused of sending online abuse to the family of missing schoolgirl Madeleine McCann has reportedly been found dead.
It was alleged Leyland had been using the Twitter handle @sweepyface to send abuse to the family.
According to the Leicester Mercury, she left her home in Burton Overy, Leicestershire, following the confrontation with Sky News.
Sky News released a statement on Monday saying: “We were saddened to hear of the death of Brenda Leyland. It would be inappropriate to speculate or comment further at this time.”
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