Father is burnt alive in a tragic home fireplace two weeks after welcoming his first son – and his spouse and child boy had been nonetheless in hospital when the blaze took maintain
- Gus Hayden, 31, and his accomplice Maddie purchased their dream residence in Victoria
- Two weeks after their first son Saxon was born, the couple’s home caught alight
- The brand new dad was unable to flee and died within the flames on New Years’ Day
A younger household has been torn aside after a brand new father was burned alive in a home fireplace on New Years’ Day whereas his accomplice and two-week-old son had been in hospital.
Gus Hayen, 31, and his accomplice Madeleine ‘Maddie’ Stuart-Wright purchased their dream residence in Monbulk, west of Melbourne, whereas excitedly ready for the arrival of their first little one.
The brand new mother and father spent simply 14 days as a family-of-three after Saxon was born on December 18, 2020, earlier than tragedy struck.
Pictured: Gus Hayen and his accomplice Madeleine Stuart-Write. The couple had a son collectively
Gus Hayen and Madeleine Stuart-Wright purchased their dream residence in Monbulk, west of Melbourne
At about 4am on January 1, their property caught alight.
Maddie was nonetheless in hospital with Saxon whereas Gus, who was alone within the residence within the early hours of the brand new 12 months, was unable to flee the inferno.
Police discovered his physique among the many rubble.
Devastated household and buddies arrange a Go Fund Me web page to assist help Maddie, who’s now a single mum.
They described Gus as ‘considered one of a form’.
‘[He] took life in each fingers and made the most effective out of any state of affairs,’ they wrote.
Maddie was nonetheless in hospital with Saxon whereas Gus, who was alone within the residence within the early hours of the brand new 12 months, was unable to flee the inferno
‘He liked to journey and devoted his time to sustaining friendships and nurturing his household.’
Gus’ pal Clay took to Fb to write down a heartbreaking tribute.
‘A real legend, taken means too quickly,’ he wrote.
‘I’ve so many reminiscences with Gus, most of them at gigs, events and being the one two stragglers left on the pub on the finish of the night time.
Maddie, an govt assistant, is now a single mum to Saxon, who was born on December 18
‘He was deep in thought, dialog and lived his life to the fullest, taking in each second, exploring alternative and reflecting upon it.’
Clay described the ‘considered one of a form’ new father as a ‘sensible, beneficiant and compassionate man’
‘Gus left behind his wonderful accomplice and new child child. They simply began a brand new chapter and acquired a home … Take it simple brother, catch you on the opposite aspect.’
The South-East Eagles Basketball Membership additionally penned an emotional farewell publish to their former member.
‘South East Eagles sends its love and deepest sympathies to the Hayen household after former participant Gus has tragically handed away.’
‘Our ideas are with their family and friends at the moment.’
Police instructed Every day Mail Australia the investigation into the reason for the blaze is ongoing.