A statement from Andreea's family together with her partner Andrei Burnaz, read: 'After fighting for her life for over two weeks, our beloved and irreplaceable Andreea - wonderful daughter, sister, partner, dedicated friend and the most unique and life loving person you can imagine - was cruelly and brutally ripped away from our lives in the most heartless and spiritless way.'She will always be remembered as our shining ray of light that will forever keep on shining in our hearts.'Andreea is now unfortunately not able to have part of the money that was raised for her recovery, so we would like to donate it to charity.
She would not have it any other way.'There are no words to even begin to describe the crushing pain and emptiness that is left in our hearts.'Our family, together with Andrei, are deeply touched and eternally grateful for the unimaginable efforts and never-ending dedication provided to her and us by the entire medical personnel of each and every hospital involved. 'We would not have been able to live through these trying and tragically hurtful weeks without the support of the Metropolitan Police, the UK Government and every department involved.'Our hearts and love go out to our two Family Liaison Officers, Detective Sergeants Tony De-Wilde and Geraint Jones, who stood beside us every single step of the way.
Her 29-year-old boyfriend, who suffered a broken foot, had remained by her bedside and was said to be ‘destroyed’ by her death.
After the atrocity, his mother Violeta said Mr Burnaz staggered around the bridge screaming his girlfriend’s name as he looked for her, unaware she was 20ft below him, face-down in the water.
Some 20,000 people protested in Bucharest and many thousands more in major cities across Romania on Sunday evening against governing coalition plans to change the laws regulating the judiciary, changes seen as an attempt to politically subdue the Justice system.
The mighty Danube River flows 1,788 miles from its springs in Germany's Black Forest to the Black Sea.
For more information about Tulcea please visit The Danube River is the most international river on the planet - its course runs across — or forms a part of the borders of several countries: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and four capitals: Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade.» It also is home to the world's largest reed bed expanse – 625, 000 acres / 240,000 ha.» Some 15,000 people inhabit the Delta area, living in 28 villages and one city (Sulina).They said she 'fought for her life for two weeks', adding: 'There are no words to even begin to describe the crushing pain and emptiness that is left in our hearts.'The four other victims were PC Keith Palmer, 48, American tourist Kurt Cochran, 54, Aysha Frade, 44, and Leslie Rhodes, 75.After being rescued from the Thames by fire crews and rushed to hospital for treatment, Ms Cristea was diagnosed with a blood clot on the brain and underwent surgery.