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 2/22/2012 5:52 AM
 
Sad..sad...sad....

This is the handiwork of women over 30 years abusing men. This mans life as he knew it was over.....and so he ended his life and the life of his son. Maybe he didn't want his son to grow up in such a man hating society.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...


International rugby referee who taught at exclusive school throws his baby son off a bridge before jumping to his own death

  • Jason Lees threw his two-year-old son from Brisbane's 243ft-high Story Bridge then jumped himself
  • 40-year-old was an International Seven's Rugby Union referee

By ANTHONY BOND 

Last updated at 12:21 PM on 20th February 2012


An international rugby referee who taught at an exclusive school threw his baby son from a bridge today before jumping to his own death, it has emerged.

Jason Lees, 40, threw his two-year-old son from Brisbane's 243ft-high Story Bridge, then jumped to his own death, landing in parkland on the banks of the Brisbane River.

Mr Lees taught at the Anglican Church Grammar School in the city and was also an International Seven's Rugby Union referee.

Tragic: Jason Lees, pictured, threw his two-year-old son from Brisbane's 243ft-high Story Bridge before jumping to his own death
Horrific: Jason Lees' son who died this morning after his father threw him off Brisbane's Story Bridge

Horrific: Jason Lees, left, threw his two-year son, right, off the Story Bridge in Brisbane in the early hours of this morning before jumping to his own death

Jonathan Hensman, head of the Anglican Church Grammar School, said Mr Lees was a 'highly regarded and much loved teacher'.

'The impact this sudden news has had on our community is significant and as we work through our grief we are concerned for our boys whom he taught in the classroom or coached on the sports field,' he told the Port Stephens Examiner. 

 

Queensland police said Mr Lees rode a bicycle onto the footpath on one side of the bridge in the early hours of this morning before throwing his baby over a safety rail.

Tragedy: Brisbane's Story Bridge from which Jason Lees threw his child before jumping himself

Then he climbed over the rail and jumped.

The tragedy is similar to an incident in 2009 when 37-year-old Arthur Freeman tossed his four-year-old daughter Darcey from Melbourne's Westgate Bridge - although he did not jump but gave himself up and was subsequently jailed for life.

A witness who saw the incident, at around 3.30am, called police who rushed to the scene but there was nothing they could do for Mr Lees or the child.

It is believed that Mr Lees is originally from Canada.

Police said they did not believe the child was the subject of a custody battle, unlike the child in the Melbourne tragedy.

Talented: Jason Lees was an International Seven's Rugby Union referee

Brisbane's Courier Mail newspaper said uniformed police and detectives had set up a screen around the bodies before they were taken away.

Forensic scientists began dusting the bridge rails for fingerprints.

The police activity caused delays in early morning traffic.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...

 

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 2/22/2012 5:55 AM
 
Yep...as expected...split from wife which means this man knows his child is about to be criminally abused by his mother and that this mans life and this childs life as they know it is over. I hope you women are happy that you have so abused men for 30 years that killing your son and then yourself is perceived as a BETTER OPTION than divorce.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...

'You could hear and see him crying on the back stairs': Rugby referee who threw baby son, 2, off bridge before jumping to own death had 'split up from wife'

  • Jason Lees committed 'murder-suicide' from Brisbane's Story Bridge
  • Neighbours say his wife Danielle Sutton had recently left him
  • Recount 'heart-wrenching day' son comforted him in days before death

By LEE MORAN

Last updated at 3:35 PM on 21st February 2012

An international rugby referee who threw his baby son from a bridge before jumping to his own death had recently split up from his wife, it has been claimed.

Neighbours and friends have also revealed distraught Jason Lees, 40, was being comforted by his two-year-old son Brad in the days before their 'murder-suicide' death.

They recounted the 'heart-wrenching day' they saw Brad hugging his weeping father on the back stairs of their Brisbane, Australia, home.

Jason Lees
Brad Lees

Dead: Jason Lees (pictured left with wife Danielle Sutton who is said to have left him) threw his two-year-old son Brad (right) off Brisbane's Story Bridge and then jumped to his own death

Heart-wrenching: Jason Lees, who taught at the exclusive Anglican Church Grammar School, rode his bike to Brisbane's 243ft-high Story Bridge at 2.30am on Monday morning

And they said they thought his decision to kill his own son and then take his own life was because his psychologist wife Danielle Sutton no longer lived with him.

Lees, who taught at the exclusive Anglican Church Grammar School, rode his bike to Brisbane's 243ft-high Story Bridge at 2.30am on Monday morning.

 

He threw his toddler over the edge, before jumping himself - they both landed in parkland on the banks of the Brisbane River.

Marlene Stephens, who lives next door, told the Herald Sun: 'She left him a while back and you could hear and see him crying on the back stairs.

Sad: Police remove the bicycle which Jason Lees is believed to have used to reach Brisbane's Story Bridge

Cordon: A witness helps police with their investigations after Jason Lees committed 'murder-suicide'

'I remember the little boy came down and wrapped his arms around him - I'm always going to remember that image. It was always so lovely to hear them laugh. He was a beautiful kid.'

Mr Lees met his future wife, who is currently being comforted by family on the Gold Coast, after he moved from Canada about 15 years ago.

His brother Bill said he met his baby nephew when his brother and family visited Canada in 2010 so Jason could referee an international rugby sevens match.

He said: 'That was the last time I saw them. I'm shocked... Nobody in my family I know saw this coming. There is more to this story.' Former colleagues and students have also paid tribute to the teacher.

Talented: Jason Lees was an International Seven's Rugby Union referee

Tragic: Jason Lees, pictured, threw his two-year-old son from Brisbane's 243ft-high Story Bridge before jumping to his own death
Horrific: Jason Lees' son who died this morning after his father threw him off Brisbane's Story Bridge

Horrific: Jason Lees, left, threw his two-year son Brad, right, off the Story Bridge in Brisbane in the early hours of Monday morning before jumping to his own death

Greg Wain, headmaster of The Southport School where Mr Lees worked until four years ago, said he was saddened by the tragedy.

He told the Telegraph: 'Jason left us four years ago and he is remembered fondly as a well-respected teacher and wonderfully caring man.'

And Anglican Church Grammar School headmaster Jonathan Hensman described the former teacher as 'enthusiastic, passionate and an honour to the profession'.

'The impact this sudden news has had on our community is significant and as we work through our grief we are concerned for our boys whom he taught in the classroom or coached on the sports field,' he told the Port Stephens Examiner.

Tragedy: Brisbane's Story Bridge from which Jason Lees threw his child before jumping himself

The tragedy is similar to an incident in 2009 when 37-year-old Arthur Freeman tossed his four-year-old daughter Darcey from Melbourne's Westgate Bridge - although he did not jump but gave himself up and was subsequently jailed for life.

A witness who saw the incident, at around 3.30am, called police who rushed to the scene but there was nothing they could do for Mr Lees or the child.

Police said they did not believe the child was the subject of a custody battle, unlike the child in the Melbourne tragedy.

Brisbane's Courier Mail newspaper said uniformed police and detectives had set up a screen around the bodies before they were taken away.

Forensic scientists began dusting the bridge rails for fingerprints. The police activity caused delays in early morning traffic.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...
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