The mom of former Queensland rugby league star Liam Hampson has revealed the one factor she wanted to know following his demise in Spain final October.
Lorna Morton instructed Channel 7’s Sunrise she refuses to look at CCTV footage which reveals the tragic accident that led to the Redcliffe Dolphins star’s demise at 24.
Instead, Morton revealed she simply wanted to know that her son didn’t undergo after falling 10m from the balcony of a Barcelona nightclub.
“I haven’t watched it (the CCTV footage),” Morton instructed Sunrise.
“I just needed to know that he didn’t suffer.
“Once I knew that, I didn’t want to know any more of the details.”
Morton and Liam’s dad Brett Hampson had been each provided a full clarification of their son’s tragic demise by officers from the High Court of Catalonia final 12 months.
News Corp reported that the mother and father had been instructed Hampson didn’t undergo after his tragic fall – which occurred after he handed by way of two emergency exit doorways in search a WC.
The younger footy star then discovered himself caught on a cordoned off terrace on the Sala Apolo nightclub.
He then jumped over a brief wall and plunged to his demise.
Hampson had been on a visit of a lifetime with buddies together with NRL gamers AJ Brimson, Jordan Riki and Jesse Arthars.
His household stated it was heartening that Hampson had loved the time of his life within the days earlier than his demise.
“You just want the best for your kids and he deserved to live a long life,” Morton stated whereas wanting by way of childhood images of Liam.
“Life is so cruel. He was the most kind, loving, positive (person), he always had a smile on his face.”
Morton was talking to advertise a basis arrange in Hampson’s identify to assist younger folks to succeed in their tutorial and sporting targets.
Hampo’s Youth Foundation will assist fund college charges, rugby league charges, additional tutorial tutoring, soccer gear, transport prices, and extra for younger folks in want of a hand.
“He (Liam) was working in a school at the Redcliffe Peninsula and the teacher he was working with sent me a text message at the end telling me was a stellar son I had,” Morton defined.
“(The teacher said) what a good job I had done bringing him up and he was going to be the kind of teacher that truly impacted on the lives of his students.”