The fiancée of murdered Florida reporter Dylan Lyons revealed she had his sperm collected hours after he was shot with the hopes of conceiving his baby by way of in vitro fertilization.
“Dylan and I needed nothing greater than to get married and have youngsters,” Casey Fite wrote on a GoFundMe page aimed at raising $50,000.
“The evening he handed away, I researched about harvesting his sperm. I referred to as physician after physician till I discovered one who was in a position to carry out the process throughout the 24-hour interval.”
Fite stated the physician was in the end in a position to get well eight vials of sperm, which she hopes to make use of “to have the infant we so desperately needed to have collectively.”
Lyons, a reporter for Spectrum Information 13, was shot alongside his photographer, Jesse Walden, in Pine Hills on February 22. The pair have been on Hialeah Road — reporting on the capturing dying of 38-year-old Nathacha Augustin — when the suspected gunman, 19-year-old Keith Moses, opened hearth on their car.
From there, Moses burst into a close-by dwelling, the place he fatally shot 9-year-old T’yonna Main and wounded her mom.
The alleged shooter was arrested a short while later. He has solely been charged within the dying of Augustin, however authorities have stated extra expenses are coming.
“I couldn’t have requested for a greater accomplice in life, and I’m eternally heartbroken,” Fite wrote.
“Dylan would have been the most effective dad on this planet,” she concluded. “Any contribution can be appreciated so we are able to nonetheless have our child as I wish to maintain my Dylan’s legacy alive.”
As of Friday afternoon, the fundraiser has raked in practically $2,000 in contributions.