logo
twitter.com/spencerjblake
twitter.com/spencerjblake

Girl, 11, Remembers Mother Who Died While Trying to Save Baby — Her Tragic Story

Busayo Ogunjimi
Feb 12, 2021
09:10 P.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

Brittany Walker was tragically killed while trying to rescue her baby from being kidnapped by his father. During a recent memorial held in her honor, her 11-year-old daughter spoke out on how she felt following the incident.

Advertisement

Brittany Walker's name went viral when she died protecting her son from being kidnapped by his father. As friends and loved ones gathered to pay respect to her, her 11-year-old daughter took time to reflect on the tragic loss.

A procession was held in Walker's loving memory, and balloons, posters, and a card filled the neighborhood as everyone paid respect to a woman whose last act showed what sacrificial love meant.

Photo of beautiful flowers in a graveyard | Photo: Pexels

Photo of beautiful flowers in a graveyard | Photo: Pexels

Advertisement

The ugly incident that led to Walker's death occurred while she was loading her 10-month-old baby Abel Maes into a minivan before her ex, who is also Abel's father, found his way into the van.

Eric Maes, her ex, jumped into the van with the baby in it and attempted to drive it off, but Walker, in a rescue attempt, jumped onto the van and held on until she was thrown from it. Her death was caused by the severe injuries she sustained from the fall.

Photo of sky lanterns | Photo: Pexels

Photo of sky lanterns | Photo: Pexels

Advertisement

During the vigil held to honor her, her 11-year-old girl got emotional as she spoke about her mother and her act of bravery. Little Prudence sobbed into a new teddy bear and exclaimed that she loved her mother so much.

Although it was an emotional day for the 11-year-old, Prudence did not want the day to end without her saying some nice words in remembrance of a mom who, although she died early, left an impression in her heart.

Friends and family wore purple in a bid to raise awareness for violence.

Advertisement

Prudence could be heard telling the emotional crowd that she missed her mom and recalled that her mom was always there for her. The day was full of love as friends gave testimony to Walker's kind personality.

Walker's best friend, Heather Giard, called the late mom a solid mother and remarked that she died trying to save a kid that meant the whole world to her. Her sister-in-law, Lindsey Walker, recalled how much Walker loved her little son.

Photo of beautiful flowers in a graveyard | Photo: Pexels

Photo of beautiful flowers in a graveyard | Photo: Pexels

Advertisement

According to reports, Walker had endured an abusive relationship with Eric and only recently managed to get out. She moved in with her brother and began working 12-hours to save up funds to get an apartment for her two children.

Her sister-in-law revealed that she was on the verge of moving into the new apartment shortly before her untimely death. Friends and family wore purple in a bid to raise awareness for violence.

According to reports, Abel was later found after officers issued an AMBER Alert and received a message of an abandoned child located some miles from where he was abducted. Eric has also been arrested, and further details will be given concerning his arrest.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Who Is Violet Brinson? What Is Known about the Rising Star of 'Walker'

April 29, 2022

Texas Mom of 10 Boys Prays for a Baby Girl – Dies 11 Days after Giving Birth to Her First Daughter

May 15, 2022

Vin Diesel Consciously Looked for Ms Right for Years Yet He Has Not Wed His 3 Kids’ Mom for 14 Years

January 30, 2022

School Bus Driver Kicks Little Boy Out in an Unfamiliar Place, All Alone and Terrified

May 21, 2022