CBBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies aged 16

CBBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies aged 16

"Game of Thrones" star Nathalie Emmanuel tweeted, "Very sad to hear the tragic news of Mya-Lecia Naylor's passing".

Naylor starred as Fran in two seasons of CBBC's Millie Inbetween about two sisters whose parents have split up, and Mya in Almost Never about a boyband and a rival girlband.

Naylor had also appeared in the Tom Hanks movie, "Cloud Atlas". Since the sad news was announced on April 17th her costars from both her famous shows have been posting their tributes on social media.

"Almost Never" saw Naylor star as part of a fiction all-female pop group, Girls Here First, and their rivalry with a replica group of all males, The Wonderland".

A&J Management, said: "It is with the deepest sorrow we have to announce that on Sunday, 7 April, Mya-Lecia Naylor, very sadly, died".

Elaine Sperber, who worked with Mya-Lecia when she was the Executive Producer of Millie Inbetween, said: "She was a joy to work with on the whole series. Rest in peace handsome girl", Emily wrote in a touching post on her Instagram profile.

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The press release referred to Naylor as a "much-loved part of the BBC Children's family, and a hugely talented actress, singer and dancer".

British child star Mya-Lecia Naylor has died at the age of 16. "An enormously talented and totally lovely girl, she was also great fun to have around, and was much loved by the whole cast and crew". "I will always cherish our friendship and the moments we spent together attractive girl".

A statement posted to the BBC's website described Naylor as a "hugely talented actress, singer and dancer". "Rest in peace candies". In a statement on Wednesday, the network confirmed her death.

However, a representative from the company told Express.co.uk said: "We are totally unaware of how Mya died". Far too young, and a huge loss for all on the show.

Alice Webb, the director of BBC Children's, said the news of Mya-Lecia's death had left her team "distraught and so terribly sad".

"Our love and thoughts are with all her family and friends at this hard time".

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