On Monday, Thyrone Williams, a family representative of 9-Year-Old Leo Williams notified VK News that Leo has passed away.
Leo Williams was shot in the head while sitting in the lounge at home during service delivery protests in the Laingville area. According to Thyrone Williams, Leo’s life support machines were switched off at 14:30 on Monday and by 14:40 Leo took his last breath.
Since the end of July, Leo had been in a critical condition at the Red Cross Memorial Children’s hospital. It was reported that doctors found it difficult to remove the bullet as it would have caused further damage. However, they continuously monitored his condition.
The family has thanked everyone for their support and prayers during this difficult time.