Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Balloons Released for Tragic Billy's Birthday

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Balloons Released for Tragic Billy's Birthday

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THE family and friends of tragic Billy Livesley marked what would have been his 22nd birthday with a balloon release.

People of all ages showed their support for the father-to-be's loved ones at the memorial event at Ince Rosebridge Sports and Community Club in Wigan yesterday. Blue balloons carrying emotional tributes were released into the sky.

Billy, from Platt Bridge, was seriously injured in Abram, Wigan, on December 28.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition. Billy died the following evening.

A post-mortem examination later confirmed he died from a head injury, police said.

Hundreds of well-wishers have laid flowers in Billy's memory. Tributes continue to flood in on social media.

Billy's heartbroken mum paid tribute to her 'one in a million' son following his death. …

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