Family pay tribute to road crash victim

The parents of Shaya Rae Leigh have paid tribute to the 18-year-old, who was killed in a car crash.

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"Life won't be the same" - More tributes to Shaya

The family of Shaya Rae Leigh have paid tribute to the 18-year-old who was killed in a car accident in Swindon.


“Shaya is my whole world. We have always been together and will be forever. There are no words that can explain my love for her as her mum and the pain of having her taken away from me.”

– Shaya's mother

“Shaya really was everything any Grandmother could possibly have hoped for – beautiful, talented, kind and considerate. I shall miss all the special moments we shared and her visits to see me. Life really won’t ever be the same. I’ll always love you Shaya, your broken hearted Nan x”

– Shaya's grandmother

“Shaya was a happy, bubbly niece, the best I could have asked for. Her cousins Zara and Harvey adored her and she loved them so much. Our hearts are broken, our lives are shattered. We love you so much Shaya. Auntie Alison, Zara and Harvey”

– Shaya's aunt

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