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Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

Pop superstar Rihanna was overcome with emotion as she attended the funeral of her cousin Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne.

The 21-year-old was tragically gunned down in Barbados over the Christmas period.

The ‘Wild Thoughts’ singer was seen wiping away tears at Tavon’s ‘celebration of life’ in Barbados on Tuesday.

Hundreds of her friends and family were in attendance to pay their last respects to the deceased young man.

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

The family all chose to wear white to say their final goodbyes to Tavon. 

Rihanna was pictured dressed in the light color from head to toe.

The Grammy winner – real name Robyn Fenty – wore a sheer white midi dress. She paired it with Puma shoes with her initials ‘RF’ emblazoned in gold on the side. 

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

The ‘Stay’ singer wore a pair of white vintage cat eye shades along with a large diamond cross necklace.

She also wore multiple gold bangles and carried along a white designer bag. 

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

The 29-year-old’s dark hair flowed over her shoulders, with her sharp fringe covering her eyes.

Rihanna contrasted her white outfit with dark make-up including a black lip and smokey eye.

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

Two weeks ago Rihanna took to Instagram to pay tribute to her younger cousin.

The young man had spent Christmas day with his superstar cousin just hours before he was killed.

‘RIP cousin… can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms!’ the devastated singer wrote to her 59million Instagram followers.

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

‘Never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man!’ 

Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne was walking through the Eden Lodge area of St Michael’s in his hometown of Barbados.

This is when a gunman shot him several times at about 7pm on December 26. 

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

According to Nation News, Tavon’s killer shot him several times before fleeing the scene.

Tavon was rushed to a nearby hospital in a private vehicle but sadly succumbed to his injuries.  

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados
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Last week it was reported that police had arrested and charged a man named Shawayne Dashawn Williams in connection with the murder.

Rihanna Wipes Away Tears At Funeral For Her Cousin Tavon Alleyne Who Was Shot Dead In Barbados

Williams, 23, was not required to plead and will next appear in court on January 31. 

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