Efforts to lift cash for the household of a person killed in Seeley’s Bay final week have far surpassed fundraising targets.
Only recently, a GoFundMe web page has been began for the household of 44-year-old Colin Gill of Leeds and Thousand Islands Township, who was killed final week at a Freeway 15 dwelling.
Because the OPP investigation continues with the Workplace of the Chief Coroner of Ontario, a provincial forensics staff and Leeds County’s crime unit, buddies of Gill are elevating funds to assist his household.
The marketing campaign organizer, David Vincent, says he knew Gill as a fun-loving man.
“He was at all times the type of individual that felt it was essential to maintain these round him and I believe that one of many issues I’ve personally taken away, and I do know a variety of his buddies have as effectively, is that is extra of an necessary reminder that it’s essential to be particular person,” says Vincent.
“Colin was at all times that; he was by no means off, he was at all times on and was at all times about caring for the individuals round him.”
Gill labored on the TDL warehouse in Kingston’s east finish for a number of years earlier than his dying.
In response to the GoFundMe web page, “Colin died attempting to guard his household; a household that he cherished and supported.”
The fundraiser has already surpassed its $5,000 objective elevating greater than $15,000 for Gill’s household.
Police are at present working to construct a timeline of occasions that lead as much as Gill’s dying on June 1.
Jay Slade, 36, of no fastened deal with, has been arrested and charged with first-degree homicide together with two counts of assault inflicting bodily hurt in addition to expenses of indignity to a lifeless physique.
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