Mum dies in diving tragedy at Fife quarry


The woman who died in a diving accident at a Fife quarry has been named as 36-year-old Kelda Henderson, a school drama teacher.

Her body was recovered from Preston Hill Quarry, Inverkeithing, as 10.30am this morning.

Police inquiries are currently ongoing to confirm the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

The head teacher of George Heriot’s in Edinburgh paid tribute to the mother-of-one.

Cameron Wyllie, the school’s principal, in a letter to parents, said, “Kelda was an immensely talented, compassionate and vibrant person who loved teaching drama, and who has inspired a love of her subject in many young people over the years.

“Those of us at school are very shocked. I know you will all include her son Josh, and her parents, in your thoughts.”

Inspector Ian Stephen, of Police Scotland, said, “We can confirm that a woman’s body has been recovered from Prestonhill Quarry, Inverkeithing.

“The woman’s family has been informed of this development.”


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