Mom reveals her husband’s last words, 30, before dying asleep
A heartbroken mom opened up about the last words her partner said to her hours before waking up to find him dead in her bed next to her.
Last week, 29-year-old Amelia Louise Townson turned to find Damien Jones, 30, “blue in the face” and desperately performed CPR.
The couple had gone to bed as usual the night before, Damien saying “I love you” to his partner at 1:30 am as he fell asleep.
But tragedy struck when Amelia woke up to find Damien unresponsive as their children David-Lloyd, five, and Esme-Rose, three, watched in horror.
Emergency services rushed to the scene in Wrexham, north Wales, but the father of two was tragically pronounced dead.
“His last words he said to me were ‘I love you’ Tuesday at 1:30 am – they will stay with me forever,” Amelia said.
“I’m just feeling numb right now, it doesn’t feel real. I don’t want to get out of bed in the morning but I have our two children who depend on me. I need to stay strong for them.
Amelia said the family are now awaiting the result of a post-mortem exam to find out the cause of Damien’s death.
Father of two visited hospital days before his death
Damien, epileptic, had gone to the emergency room at Wrexham Maelor hospital a few days earlier with breathing difficulties.
He had a negative Covid-19 test and the problems were attributed to muscle pain.
“He just had the biggest heart and was so bubbly and laid back,” Amelia said.
“He was an absolutely wonderful father, especially to David-Lloyd who has autism – Damien was his hero, their bond was so special.”
A GoFundMe page was created by family friend Samantha Davies to support the family and cover funeral costs.
“Damien was loved by so many people, and his heart had room for everyone,” Amelia added.
“My friend Samantha has started fundraising and I cannot thank everyone enough for their donations and the messages they have sent me over the past few days.
“David-Lloyd and Esme-Rose are all I have left of him and the fundraising will allow Damien to get the shipment he fully deserves.”
He has so far raised over £ 2,207 (AUD $ 4,033).
Damien’s family, friends and colleagues have already gathered for a balloon release in his memory.
“The children and I said, ‘Rest in peace. We love you daddy, ”then my little boy let the balloons fly,” Amelia said.
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