Young Liberal Wilson Gavin has reportedly died


Reports have emerged that Wilson Gavin, who made headlines yesterday as part of a protest against a drag story time event in Queensland, has died.

Daily Mail have reported that a spokesperson for Queensland Police has confirmed the young gay man has lost his life.

Wilson was among the students from Queensland University’s Young Liberal and Nationals Club who protested a children’s story time event at a Queensland library yesterday.

One Twitter user, claiming to be Gavin’s aunt, has shared their sadness over his passing.

Friends and colleagues are also posting their condolences online.

OUTinPerth have contacted Queensland Police for comment. 17-01-2020 Image updated. 

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