Heartbroken family's tribute to 'beautiful and amazing' woman who died after Welsh town incident

Sophie Evans
-Credit: (Image: Dyfed-Powys Police)

The devastated family of a "beautiful and amazing" woman who died after an incident in a Welsh town have paid tribute to her. Sophie Evans, 30, died on Friday, July 5, following an incident at Bigyn Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire.

On Thursday the family issued an emotional tribute to Sophie. They said: "Our beautiful and amazing sister and daughter Sophie was tragically taken from us and our lives will never be the same. We are heartbroken by our loss. Our Sophie, only 30 years young, will be greatly missed by us all.

"She was a loving mother to her two girls who she adored with all her heart. An amazing sister who was the rock of our family. So bright and funny, always making us laugh. Sophie was a loving daughter, with a huge heart, who we all adored.

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"She lived life to the fullest and will be remembered for being so kind and caring to her loved ones. Sophie loved spending time with her children and family, had a passion for beauty therapy, and enjoyed keeping up with her fitness and the latest fashion trends.

"We would like to thank everyone for their support at this horrific time. It has meant a lot to the whole family. We would now like time to grieve and ask to be given privacy in which to do so.”

Dyfed-Powys Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances around Sophie’s death and specialist officers are supporting her family. A man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday, July 5, and remains in police custody, the force said.

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