Monday afternoon's headlines including first picture of tragic Ayrshire dad and end to PIP

By Mya Bollan

Welcome to Monday's afternoon briefing.

This afternoon's top stories include first picture of young Ayrshire dad who was died 'for no reason', tragic mum dies after battle with Covid complications and an end to PIP payments.

First picture of young dad who died after being attacked 'for no reason' in Ayrshire street
Sean McKay (UGC)

Tributes have been paid to a young dad who tragically passed away after being attacked on an Ayrshire street.

Twenty-three year-old Sean McKay was pronounced dead at the scene on St Margaret's Drive in Dalry last night.

Police were called to the scene following a disturbance shortly after 9pm on Sunday.

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Young Scots mum dies of complications after Covid battle

Ruth McCamon tragically passed away on Thursday October 7 as surgeons desperately performed an operation to try and save her life.

The twenty-eight year-old - who had received both Covid jabs-was placed in an induced coma after being admitted to an Intensive Care Unite at Kilmarnock's Crosshouse Hospital.

Medics administered a ventilator to help the young mum breathe.

However, Ruth's condition Ruth worsened as she battled an infection and a hole in her colon.

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Mum's 'life over' after punching daughter's teacher in row at school
Chantae Mitchell, 28, has been handed a suspended prison sentence for punching a teacher at her daughter's school (Birmingham Live)

A young mum is dealing with the heavy aftermath of punching a teacher at her daughter's school.

Chantae Mitchell saw her good character destroyed after the incident and her carer career left hanging in the balance after resorted to violence during the row.

The 28-year-old has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

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Man arrested after 'lovely' Scots dad dies in ‘hit and run’ on A85
Jimmy Harris passed away in the early hours of Sunday morning (Police Scotland)

Police have arrested a man in connection with the alleged hit and run death of a Scots dad.

A major probe was launched after Jimmy Harris was found badly injured on the A85 at Kirkton, near Taynuilt, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A 24-year-old suspect has since been released pending further enquiries by Police Scotland who have now formally identified the 61-year-old Taynuilt dad.

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PIP to be scrapped for some claimants next year and replaced by new disability payment
Adult Disability Payment will replace PIP for some claimants from summer 2022 (Getty Images)

Scots who received PIP payments will no longer be able to claim as the benefit is set to be replaced.

The Adult Disability Payment (ADP) is scheduled to be delivered by Social Security Scotland next year

The new benefit will provide additional financial support to people of working age across Scotland with a disability, long-term illness or mental health condition.

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