Kind community members have rallied together to ensure a little boy who lost both his parents in a horrific incident this week has gifts to unwrap.
Kind community members have rallied together to ensure a little boy who lost both his parents in a horrific incident this week has gifts to unwrap.

Kind people set up gift drive for boy left without parents

KIND community members have rallied together to ensure a little boy who lost both his parents in a horrific incident this week has gifts to unwrap this Christmas.

The tragic passing of Rebecca Walker, 46, left a five-year-old boy without parents, after his own father killed himself after taking Ms Walker's life in a suspected murder-suicide on Tuesday.

The boy's Gulliver home where the deaths occurred is still under investigation, leaving him with just the clothes on his back as his family is unable to go inside the Fulham Rd home.

Concerned Townsville residents came together to do what they could to help, and have set up a donation drop-off point at Ross Real Estate on Thursday, just in time for Christmas.

Ross Real Estate senior property specialist Carol Ward said the donations would be dropped off to the family in time for Christmas.

Any children's gifts, toys, vouchers, and other presents are welcomed.

The drop-off will close at 12pm today.

Originally published as Kind residents set up gift drive for boy left without parents


Truckie to pay $2500 to amputee motorcyclist after crash

Premium Content Truckie to pay $2500 to amputee motorcyclist after crash

Despite causing a serious crash which resulted in a man losing his leg below the...

Activate your free Courier Mail subscription for big rewards

Premium Content Activate your free Courier Mail subscription for big rewards

Did you know you can get even more – for free?

Bucking bulls make return to popular Mulgowie rodeo ring

Premium Content Bucking bulls make return to popular Mulgowie rodeo ring

Italmost months to the day since bulls bucked from the chutes at Mulgowie, but if...