A tribute to Sam Medland has been released by her family as her husband faces a murder charge. Mrs Medland died following an incident in Queen Square, Brighton, on Sunday where she was found with stab wounds.
Her mother Amelia Shah said: "My daughter Sam was always a ray of sunshine to those she met. "Her untimely death has touched so many people, including the medical staff who tried to save her life.
"Sam leaves behind mum, dad, her sisters Teresa and Lisa Jo Saphirre and her brother Ali and so many friends.
"She also leaves her niece Rosalie-Jayne and nephew Tyler-Jay. She will be greatly missed by us all."
Ty Medland has been charged with murder and is due to appear in court today.
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