Baby Leo is laid to rest

Townsville Bulletin - - Just Briefly -

A FAVOURITE stuffed toy lion adorned the cof­fin of a five-month-old boy who drowned in Ade­laide’s River Tor­rens.

About 400 peo­ple at­tended the funeral yes­ter­day ofLeonardo Le­grand, who died in a tragic ac­ci­dent last Fri­day.

Leonardo drowned when his pram rolled into the River Tor­rens, mo­ments af­ter his mother - for­mer model and triath­lete Kerry Lu­cas — stopped to talk on her mo­bile phone.

The baby was farewelled in an hour-long funeral ser­vice at Cen­ten­nial Park in Ade­laide.

Leonardo’s favourite stuffed toy lion sat atop his white cof­fin, next to a bunch of white roses. Songs at the ser­vice in­clud­edTheLion Sleep­sTonight.

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