Family pays tribute to Christine and Shania
The family of a mother and daughter found dead at a house in
Braintree earlier this month has paid tribute to them.
Photo: (L-R) Christine Chambers and Shania
Christine Chambers, 38, and her two-year-old daughter Shania died
following a shooting in Bartram Avenue in the early hours of
Monday, June 6, 2011.
Christine Chambers' parents Ken and Jean Chambers said: "Chrissie
was a wonderful daughter, mother and sister. She was a lovely
looking girl with a wicked laugh and sense of humour.
We were proud to have her as a daughter.
"Shania was a beautiful little girl who would light up a room.
We feel blessed to have had her in our lives for the short time we
"We would like to thank everyone for kind messages. All the
teddies that were left are being donated to the children’s
Police launched a murder investigation and arrested
a 50-year-old man. The man has now left hospital and will
be taken to a police station in north Essex where he will be
charged with two counts of murder.
The man will be appearing at Colchester Magistrates Court this
afternoon, Friday, June 24.