Wilson Gavin the president of the Liberal-National Club who was involved in shouting at drag queens who had been reading a story to children during a Brisbane council Library has died. According to the source, Wilson Gavin took his own life this morning.
In a news conference earlier today Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington said she wouldn’t discuss the reports of Mr. Gavin’s death.
“In reference to the unconfirmed reports concerning a young man, concerning the out of respect for the family, I won’t be making any comments on this matter,” she said.
“I think today maybe a day to believe a touch of compassion and respect for people.”
The storytelling event organizers Rainbow Families Queensland who had released a press statement saying that “We are deeply saddened by this news and extend our sympathies to his family.”
A friend of Mr. Gavin’s, University of Queensland senator Drew Pavlou, said he was ‘at his core a really kind person who cared for others.
‘I had the good privilege of seeing that side of him in life. He was hilarious and a riot to be around, his fame will always remain legendary.’