Sam Menzies says she's drawing strength from Karina's daughters, who she's now looking after.
The funeral has taken place today of Karina Menzies, who died in an alleged hit-and-run in Ely last month.
Ely fire fighters will be raising money for the victims of a series of incidents that took place in the Ely and Leckwith areas of Cardiff
Today, people in Ely are still coming to terms with the incidents that took place last Friday, when a series of hit and run collisions took place across Cardiff. Jane Solomons has been speaking to members of the community.
A man appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of a woman from Cardiff, after a series of collisions in the city on Friday that left another 13 people injured.
Matthew Tvrdon, who's 31, is also accused of attempted murder, assault and dangerous driving.
Our Correspondent, Helen Callaghan, has been following the story.
Matthew Tvrdon appeared in Cardiff Magistrates Court this morning, following a series of hit and run incidents on Friday night.
He is charged with murder, 13 counts of attempted murder, four counts of actual bodily harm and one of dangerous driving.
He will appear at Newport Crown Court at 10am tomorrow via video-link.
A man has appeared at Cardiff Magistrates Court following a series of hit and run incidents in Cardiff on Friday.
Matthew Tvrdon is charged with the murder of Karina Menzies, and 13 counts of attempted murder.
The 31-year-old has been remanded in custody and will appear at Newport Crown Court tomorrow.
31-year-old Matthew Tvrdon is due to appear before Cardiff Magistrates this morning. He is charged with murder, attempted murder, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and dangerous driving.
Karina Menzies, who was 31, died after a collision in Ely on Friday. Thirteen other people were injured.
The brother of Karina Menzies, who died following a collision in Cardiff on Friday, has spoken to ITV Wales about his 'beautiful, bubbly' sister.
Craig Menzies also said he was 'overwhelmed' by the support from the community.
A man is due in court later charged with Karina's murder.
"There can be no one who has not been profoundly affected by what has happened here this week" Reverend Jan Gould told a packed congregation in Ely tonight.
"This grief, of Karina's tragic death... has broken the heart of our community, and the healing work that is now to be done will take a very, very long time."
A church service has been held to pay tribute to the young woman who died in the series of hit and run incidents in Cardiff on Friday.
Karina Menzies, who was 31, was killed outside Ely fire station by a van which also mowed down thirteen others in the space of half an hour.
A 31-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of murder.
Hannah Thomas reports on tonight's special service and a vigil which took place earlier today.