Girl, 13, was `bullied to death'

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A teenager took an overdose of pills out of desperation at the bullies who were hounding her, her family claimed yesterday.

Kelly Yeomans, of Allenton, Derby, died just days after youths pelted her family home with eggs and butter for two nights running. The 13-year- old was found dead by her father yesterday morning when he went to wake her to go to the school.

Ivan Yeomans, 45, fought back tears as he described his "little angel" whose life was made a misery by alleged bullies.

He said the youths responsible were aged 13 to 16 and were out of control. Police said they would be interviewing local youths in relation to "possible harassment" of the family.