Durban – Graham Dickason, the Pretoria orthopedic surgeon who discovered his three young daughters useless in their new residence in Timaru in the Canterbury area of New Zealand per week in the past, has made plea for prayers for him and his spouse, Lauren – who has been arrested in reference to their murders.
Dickason stated that he had forgiven his spouse for the murders and urged the general public to do the identical, including that Lauren was additionally a “victim” in this tragedy.
Lauren, herself a medical physician, has been charged for the murders of their twins Maya and Karla, 2, and their older sister Liane, 6.
Dickason who had not too long ago emmigrated to New Zealand with his spouse and three daughters, broke his silence at a candlelight vigil outdoors the house the place the three young ladies have been discovered murdered final Thursday.
A letter he had written was learn out at the vigil, which in line with New Zealand media, was attended by tons of of individuals.
In the letter revealed by native media, Dickason stated that he and Lauren’s life was turned the other way up on September 16, when their “three precious angels were ripped away from us”.
“In this time of terrible tragedy and adversity, I can only ask for prayer for myself, my family, and my friends – prayer for strength, and for healing.
“Please additionally pray for my beautiful Lauren, as I actually imagine that she is a sufferer of this tragedy as properly,” he stated.
“People that know her well will testify to that – I have no doubt. I’ve already forgiven her, and I urge you, in your own time, to do the same. It is the key to healing from this loss we have all experienced.
“For the individuals touched and affected by this – take care of your self. Look after your wives, your husbands, your companions. Look after your youngsters.
“For those with faith in Jesus Christ – hold on to that. For the parents with young kids – remember them. Remember to let them run free, remember to let them play wild, allow them to laugh as much as they can. And they are never too young to be introduced to Jesus.
“I thanks for your love and assist,” said Dickason who also thanked “the people of Timaru, New Zealanders, South Africans and many people from all over the world”.
“We have been blessed with love and support. My faith in humanity has been restored, I thank you all.”
Lauren appeared in the Timaru District Court final Saturday and has been remanded into custody for psychiatric analysis.