Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dead: Best friend Duncan James and sister Santa Montefiore have paid tribute
The socialite's older sibling shared a touching tribute on her Instagram page while the Blue hitmaker spoke out about his late "mischievous" friend.
The 45-year-old was found dead at her London home after being diagnosed with a brain tumour in January last year.
Taking to the picture-sharing app, Santa, 47, posted a smiley, black and white photo of Tara with her 1,091 followers.
She movingly captioned it: "My darling sister. I miss you," and it quickly received a number of sympathetic comments and likes.
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Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, the original 90s 'It Girl' has died aged 45 after battling a brain tumour.
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At her birthday party in Mayfair in 1998.
My darling sister. I miss you.
Meanwhile, Duncan, 38, who first met Tara on CD:UK following her appearance on I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! back in 2002, also addressed her death tonight.
Writing about his confidante, the singer told The Sun: "Tara had a cheeky, naughty, mischievous side that I loved. She would always make me smile and laugh in ways that nobody else could."
He continued: "I know deep down Tara would have loved nothing more than to meet someone, settle down and be happy. We always joked that we would grow old together and be the best of friends for life.
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"She sadly battled many demons and now she will be truly at rest without being frightened or scared."
Duncan finished: "My sympathy goes to her wonderful family at this time whom she adored and will be feeling this loss the greatest."