Letter suggesting autistic boy, 13, be euthanized reported to Ontario police
The note, signed simply as ‘one pissed off mother’ was sent to Max’s grandmother in Ontario, Canada, who looks after the teenager during summer days.
It was originally posted on Twitter by singing duo Lennon and Maisy, who are believed to be family friends. It has since been reported by mainstream media in the United States and Canada and gone viral.
The disabled youth was diagnosed with severe autism at the age of two and outrage over the letter has seen the local community band together.
Ontario police have been investigating the letter since Friday and a spokesperson told Yahoo! Canada: “We are certainly taking it seriously.