Singer talks of her love for Jason Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae described her late husband as her ‘first and only true love’ yesterday.

Saxophonist Jason Rae, 31, was found dead at pal James Sheasby’s flat in Leeds on 23 March.

At an inquest into the death yesterday, the coroner recorded a verdict of misadventure, concluding that he died from an accidental overdose of alcohol and methadone.

Breaking her silence, Corinne, 29, spoke of how she misses Jason, who she wed in 2001.

‘He was a loyal and devoted friend,’ she said in a statement. ‘He is a faithful son and loving brother.

‘He is very open and honest to a fault. My husband is my first and only true love.

‘He is the most beautiful and complex person I have ever known.’

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