Crowdfunding campaign to pay for Mansfield tot's funeral

Little Lacie-Mae Wilson died only two years old on April 1 after suffering an epileptic seizure in the bath.
Little Lacie-Mae Wilson died only two years old on April 1 after suffering an epileptic seizure in the bath.
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Friends of the family who suffered the devastating loss of their 'cheeky' little girl are banding together to raise money for the tot's funeral.

Little Lacie-Mae Wilson died aged two on Friday, April 1 after she suffered an epileptic fit while bathing, said her parents.

Mum Torrin Williams and dad Adam Wilson have paid a touching tribute to their little star - 'the happiest girl on earth' who's smile could 'melt your heart'.

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Now friends are showing their support for the family at this difficult time and hoping to relieve some of the stress as they prepare for a funeral.

Gofundme appea organiser Toni Garrad said: "We as friends have set up this page to help ease a bit of the stress at this deeply sad time.

"Lacie-Mae Wilson was sadly taken away at the age of two.

"Lacie had an epileptic fit in the bath which caused her to slip under the water and inhale water.

"Her mother Torrin and her friend tried endlessly to resuscitate Lacie-Mae until the emergency services arrived to her home.

"She was taken to Kingsmill hospital then later rushed to Queens Medical Centre where she later sadly lost the fight with her mummy and daddy by her side."

Mum Torrin Williams said in thanks to all who are hosing support: "I am overwhelmed with all the donations that have been given I didn't expect it to go as big as it has in such a short time. We have had flowers and cards off a lot of people aswell - I am so greatful to everyone that has showed there support."

Donations have already poured in with over £400 of the £1,000 target raised already.

Donor Natasha Blanche said: "I didn't know you much but she sure was a lovely little girl - so so sad."

Jemma James said on the site: "Such a gorgeous little girl taken way to soon. My thoughts are with you Torrin, Adam and family. Hope lacie gets the send off she deserves."

Visit Gofundme here to make a donation.