SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) — The Sheboygan Falls group honored the lifetime of eight-year-old Oliver Hitchcock on Sunday night time.
Oliver was allegedly killed by his mom, 41-year-old Natalia Hitchcock, of their condominium on March 30. A prison grievance states Natalia instructed police she suffocated Oliver and tried to drown his 11-year-old brother. Court paperwork allege Natalia, who’s from Russia, was apprehensive in regards to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. In the prison grievance, a witness acknowledged that these worries could have affected her psychological state earlier than strangling Oliver.
Now, group members hope to solid a constructive gentle on Oliver’s life with a particular vigil. It’s a second Oliver’s Uncle, Eric Hitchcock, is grateful for throughout such a darkish time for his or her household.
“How an 11-year-old is going to react to his mother trying to kill him and losing his brother and going through a divorce and losing your mom, it’s just so much. This vigil was amazing. We appreciate the support and the people who organized it,” stated Hitchcock.
Heather Masterson is among the individuals who organized the vigil. She, together with so many different’s, simply need to hold Oliver’s title alive.
“I have children the same age as him and his brother so it hit home a bit as if something happened to my child. And just showing our support remembering him in a positive way instead of a negative way of the news of what happened. Instead of being that boy who was assaulted by his own mother, we would rather remember him in a positive way.”
It’s a manner consolation canine and the guts of mercy and compassion at the vigil hope to assist with.
“It’s something that comes along with the dogs. It’s another way that we can hopefully leave an impression with someone. People from the community can sign it and it will be passed along to the family to know we stand behind them and support them,” stated Becky Kilvinger, Top Dog with Charity Comfort Dog with Lutheran Church Charities.
It’s help Oliver’s household says he offered to others in want, by donating organs.
“He saved three to four lives with his organ donation. It’s a difficult process… you walk the child down to the operating room to give your organs. As you walk down, they line the halls… sorry it’s just so sad. I was happy he was able to give his organs so three to four other kids can have a better life,” stated Eric Hitchcock.
Oliver’s 11-year-old brother launched purple balloons into the sky in honor of his brother’s reminiscence.
The choose dominated there may be possible trigger for Natalia Hitchcock to endure a competency analysis forward of her trial. Her protection requested the competency analysis and the state agreed. She is due again in courtroom on May 9, 2022.
Oliver’s uncle says his funeral is scheduled for every week from Tuesday in Missouri on April 19. He asks for the group to assume and pray for his household throughout this time.