Otis Walder-Robb Wiki – Otis Walder-Robb Biography
Otis Walder-Robb, 12, was in Vietnam with his father Stephen Walder, stepmother Liz Robb and six-year-old sister Betty when he suffered a “tragic accident” on July 7, a family friend said. He was found in a swimming pool and four other children pulled him out of the water and rushed him to the hospital where he later died, according to family friend Rebecca Wegmann. The family is understood to live in Pai, Thailand, and a GoFundMe page has been launched to help cover funeral costs and travel. Family friend Gemma Anjamanee Piya Tora Lewis, who organized the fundraiser, said they are waiting to fly back to Bangkok, Thailand.
Otis Walder-Robb was 12 years old.
Otis Walder-Robb Death: Tributes
In a post on the fundraising page, Ms. Lewis said: ‘Otis Walder-Robb was 12 years old when he took his last breath at 7:57 pm. on 7-7-2023. We are sorry to share that his passing was a sudden consequence of a tragic accident. ‘There is grief and deep sadness amid the hearts of the family, and a growing community is in mourning. We want to use all funds for Otis’ funeral and memorial expenses and to cover all travel and medical expenses for him, his sister Betty, and their parents Steven and Liz to return to their homeland, for the family and his community can celebrate and hold a ceremony for his life.’
She added: ‘The family was visiting Vietnam temporarily as they worked at a children’s summer camp. We are all desperate for her 6-year-old daughter to return to our community so she can be in a family environment with friends who miss her dearly.” Tributes poured in for the 12-year-old, with one man calling him an “incredible boy” and another describing him as “such a vibrant young man”. Stephen Walder, Otis’s father, now suffers the third loss in his life following the death of his wife in 2017 and his son Reuben, who died of a brain tumor in 2020. MailOnline reached out to the Foreign Office for comment.