The husband of the Massachusetts mother, who strangled their three children, has issued a heartbreaking plea for the public to forgive her, even as he vented his “intense and unrelenting” pain. “.
Patrick Clancy wrote in an article: “Lindsay is truly loving and caring for everyone – me, her children, her family, her friends and her patients. GoFundMe Update on his wife, a nurse.
“The very fibers of her soul love. All I wish for her now is that she can somehow find peace.”
Lindsay Clancy was charged with murder after killing her 5-year-old son Cora, 3-year-old son Dawson and 8-month-old son Callan and then attempting to take his own life when her husband went out for food.
Authorities have not provided a motive, although there have been questions about whether the Duxbury, Massachusetts mother suffered from postpartum psychosis.
Patrick Clancy wrote: “Cora, Dawson and Callan are at the core of my life and I am completely lost without them. “Family is the best thing that ever happened to me. I am so proud to be Lindsay’s husband and father to Cora, Dawson and Callan. I always remind myself that every day with them is a new gift.
“Callan usually wakes up first and rests his head on my shoulder for a few minutes as he adjusts to the morning. Dawson used to sing or say his thoughts aloud for a while before we went to pick him up. Cora is a big girl and simply walks down the stairs. I can still vividly picture her walking into the living room every morning with her hair disheveled, a smile on her face.”
He said that Callan, who didn’t die a few days after the attack, “always knew how to heal me.”
“Maybe that’s why he held on a little longer – to relieve me of any pain he could. Although it was extremely painful, I was lucky and grateful to feel his warmth until his last moment. Faith is my only hope to believe that he feels me.
“Callan died with great courage despite being so young. Maybe that’s his way of demonstrating what I need to do to move forward. I will always try to be inspired by him.”
The grieving father then wrote a loving letter to his wife.
He said: “She’s been portrayed largely by people who’ve never met her and never knew who Lindsay really was. “Our marriage was wonderful and grew stronger as her condition rapidly deteriorated.”
He described the 32-year-old as a fully devoted mother in the face of last week’s tragedy.
“I would like to ask you all to forgive Lindsay, as I did,” he wrote.