Family tribute tells how death of teen leaves ‘gap that can never be filled’

James Roberts
James Roberts

The parents of an 18 year-old father who died after his car ended up in a ditch in New York, have released a tribute to their son.

Young dad James Roberts died in the incident on October 4.

Parents Stella and Peter Roberts said: “We are devastated over the loss of our youngest son, James. He leaves behind a brother, David, a sister Elena, his partner, Alexandra, and their 18 month old daughter, Lily.

“Without James, our lives will never be the same again, as he leaves a gap that can never be filled. He touched so many lives in his short life and he will be greatly missed but always remembered by all his friends and family.”

For more on this story see this week’s Boston Standard on Wednesday.