Townsville Bulletin



A GRIEVING daughter has launched a public plea to give her dad Mick Eaton the funeral he deserves after his shocking death at Cairns Central Shopping Centre on Wednesday.

Sami Odell, one of Mr Eaton’s five daughters, has establishe­d a Gofundme page after being inundated with requests about how the public could help her family.

Mr Eaton was killed Wednesday morning when a stranger allegedly cut his throat from behind without warning.

“At the request of many who have crossed paths with Mick throughout his life, we have enabled a Gofundme page for anyone wishing to pay tributes and helping his kids and family in this unpredicte­d and unsettling time,” the page said.

“All donations will be going towards funeral costs giving Mick the send-off he truly deserves and supporting his kids in this tragic time.”

A donation to the family can be made on the GofundMe page online as well words of support.

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