Trolls have unashamedly attacked the mother of young  toddler who died at indoor play centre, blaming her for his death.

The grieving mother of a three-year-old boy killed at an inflatable playground has been trolled on social media for not ‘taking responsibility’ for her son’s death, reports Daily Mail.

Hunter Young, from Upper Coomera, was found unresponsive with severe head injuries near play equipment at the indoor centre Inflatable World Toowoomba in Queensland on Sunday.

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Although it is understood the little boy was with his grandparents,  trolls have continued to attack Hunter’s mother saying the play centre should not be blamed and other parents would ‘never let this happen’.

‘It’s the relative’s fault, they should have been watching him,’ one woman wrote.

‘They should be charged with negligence causing death’.

Another said Inflatable World is not a ‘babysitting’ facility and the mother of the three-year-old could have prevented the accident.

‘If you can’t supervise a child correctly then maybe you shouldn’t have a child,’ she said

“Terribly sad . However, the “Parental Supervision ” is always needed . Personal responsibility. They are not a childcare centre ! If people keep laying blame , parks , play centres will become a thing of the past . If they are terrified of being sued and the premiums go up and beyond it won’t be viable . Then watch people say ” There is nothing for my kids to do ” . Watch your own kids !”

“I’m so sorry to the staff and family to hear this, children disappear within a blink and u can’t blame the family or staff, u can’t blame either parties, maybe throw in sympathy and support to the family and staff who are traumatized by this event.”

One commenter responded: “To all the negative comments get your facts straight first! I know the father and these comments are uncalled for! I will not explain the story for you but all you need to know is it is no-ones fault.. accidents do happen.. he was not unsupervised at all and just for the parents saying ‘I wouldn’t let that happen to my child’ you are kidding yourself.. can you personally prevent your child head clashing with another? Can you stop your child from falling and breaking a bone? No.. kids will be kids.. this family is suffering enough without keyboard warriors.. R.I.P lil Hunter xo”

Feedback on MoM Facebook page also saw many followers questioning the lack of supervision.

Investigations into how the boy suffered serious injuries are continuing and the cause of death is yet to established.

It is NEVER OK to troll someone on social media, and especially when they are in a time of grieving. People need to step away from the keyboard and allow this family some respect and privacy.

We were angered recently to hear of heartless trolls who attacked a fundraiser page for a grieving young mum who lost her toddler and partner in a car crash. Read that story here.

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  • online bullies, heartless, disgusting behaviour! That poor family will suffer this loss for the rest of their lives, they know all the “what ifs” they don’t need reminding


  • How disrespectful are these faceless little trolls. As if she isn’t going through enough already.


  • I agree. It is very easy to troll online as it is a faceless way to attack someone. Words hurt and stay with someone for a long time. I think this is the beginning of the end of society when we continue to let people troll – we all need to stand up for one another and think before we type. Especially when we don’t know the whole story.


  • Really? How helpful is trolling to anyone? Obviously this incident raises many questions, all of which I imagine the parents are seeking answers to. Let’s just remember a little boy has lost his life and a family is grieving. To be so insensitive and uncaring must be horrible for these trolls.


  • Trolls are such horrible people. As parents, we all know how easy it is and how quickly accidents happen when you have children. We weren’t there, we don’t know it all, I’m sure this family is already feeling devastated enough without trolls


  • Its very hard to comment when you dont have all the facts.
    Just reading what is put here makes me wonder exactly how he died.
    Was it a freak accident in the way he fell or was another child involved?

    I do agree that facilities like these are not childcare centers and as a parent if you take your child ANYWHERE….even to visit family…you need to watch them. That being said just because you are watching them doesnt mean that they wont have an accident.

    I did read one news report that said that the family were taking the inflatable world company to court. I have no idea if that is true or not but people reading that can look at it as an attempt to make money of a childs death and that can be where people feel anger and then go on the attack. Doesnt mean its right but I can understand where its coming from.


  • This is just so sad and traumatic enough without needless pathetic bullies and gutless wonders trolling them online-its so easy to troll someone needlessly when you are faceless on a computer! Accidents can happen at any time and anywhere-and it is often when you least expect it that your kids can get hurt. The horror that the parents and grandparents are going through is just devastating and my heart goes out to them.


  • Trolls give me the irrates! T HAT IS ALL I HAVE GOT TO SAY. tHEY ARE SO UNKIND AND INHUMAN! MY LOVE AND SYMPATHY goes out to the family ad spare a thought for the staff at the play centre.


  • This poor family, to loose a child is so very sad & heartbreaking, then these trolls try to hurt this poor family more with such cruel & uncalled for words, what a sad world we live in


  • Bah, disgusting behavior !! It is NEVER OK indeed to troll someone on social media, and especially when they are in a time of grieving. People need to step away from the keyboard and allow this family some respect and privacy. Bless this family !!


  • The worst part about the internet is everyones unwanted opinion.
    I think news pages should turn comments off.


  • May the child rest in peace, the child is not at fault neither are the parents accidents happen..sadly but they do if you troll people be careful it coud be your kid next time… Think before you speak.,,,


  • This family is going through unbearable pain. Who would want to add to that, and why? I don’t use social media and, because of stories like this one, I never will. My deepest condolences to this family.


  • There are many times I dislike social media and am thankful I don’t indulge in it – this is just one of them. Be nice or shut up.


  • The media need to learn to respect peoples privacy at a distressing time of a tragedy. We have had problems at some sports events of media crews wanting photos of where incidents have occured, and them had to audacity they would respect the relatives of the deceased concerned. They were asked the facility and nearly got arrested when they initially refused and almost got the camera and recording equipment confiscated.


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