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Ribbleton DJ hosting charity night for baby nephew who died at just six weeks old

Posted on - 13th July, 2022 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, People, Preston News, Proud Preston, Ribbleton
Benjamin Andrew Wright
Benjamin died aged just six weeks old

A Ribbleton DJ is hosting a charity night in memory of his baby nephew.

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Reece Robinson’s nephew Benjamin Wright sadly passed away on 8 June, just six weeks after he was born.

Emergency services attended the scene after reports a baby had been found unresponsive.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: “Despite the best efforts of the emergency services the child was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. His death is currently being treated as unexplained.”

Reece is now raising funds to buy a cuddle cot for use by other bereaved families.

A cuddle cot is a cooling pad that can be inserted into any type of baby bed to allow the families of babies who have passed away time to grieve.

Read more: Family fun day at Penwortham pub raises £634 for children’s charities

The fundraising event will take place on Friday 29 July from 5.30pm to 11pm at Greenlands Club in Chatburn Road. There will be a bouncy castle, face paint and children’s mascots, and entry is £3.

For more information, visit the Facebook event.

Anyone with information about Benjamin’s death can call police on 101, quoting log 0341 of June 8, 2022.


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