WELL-WISHERS have lifted scarcely £4,000 to help compensate for the wake of an eight-year-old girl stabbed to death.
Schoolgirl Mylee Billingham was remembered as a “fun-loving, luminary dancer”, with her dad Bill Billingham to face justice tomorrow, charged with her brutal murder and threats to kill her mum, his ex-partner.
No date has nonetheless been bound for the youngster’s wake but her physique will shortly be expelled to her family after charges were bought against her father on Saturday night.
Friends have given pronounced ravaged silent Tracey, 33 – who is distant from Mylee’s father – has been impressed by the escape of grief and support.
Funds have already poured into a gift page started to support Mylee’s family, with a summary created on the GoFunding webpage for “Smiley Mylee” saying: “Her silent is so beholden and grateful for all your support”.
Tracey’s close crony Jodie Worall, who is assisting hoop countless donations, pronounced open support would safeguard the primary school student would accept “the best send off she deserves.”
Vicar of the bishopric St James Church, the Rev David Bishop, pronounced today: “The whole village is still so saddened and repelled and has come together in oneness to offer comfort and support.”
Mylee – whose uncle Mark Billingham is an SAS favourite and TV star – was found with critical gash injuries at her dad’s home in Brownhills, West Midlands, nearly a month ago.
She was rushed to hospital but died shortly afterwards.
Mylee’s jobless dad, 54, done a brief coming at Walsall Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday accused of his daughter’s murder.
He stood in the wharf 4 days after being liberated from hospital where he had undergone medicine for a blade wound to the stomach, believed to be self-inflicted.
The think was not done to enter any pleas and was remanded in custody. He is due to seem at Wolverhampton Crown Court tomorrow.
The medium bungalow in Valley View where Mylee was found stabbed stays boarded up.
Floral tributes, messages of support and cuddly toys left at the stage have been offering to her family.
A police thong has been taken down after debate experts finished a perfected hunt of the house.
A neighbour two doors divided pronounced today: “It is so desperately sad. Many people from the close weave village are anticipating to compensate their respects at the stirring funeral. Our hearts go out to the bad family.”
Mylee’s father was charged with his daughter’s murder on Saturday night, a day after being allowed out of hospital.
Mylee died from a singular gash wound to the chest.
A West Midlands Police orator said: “We continue to support Mylee’s family at this comfortless time and are not seeking anyone else in propinquity to this incident.”