Boy's heartbreaking letter to his tragic mother

A six-year-old boy wrote a heartbreaking note to his mum telling her he loved her after being told of her death just five weeks before Christmas.

Jessica Cowdery, 26, from Bridgend, south Wales, died last month after struggling to cope with bipolar disorder. Her family believe she took her own life.

Her ex-partner Christopher Cheung broke the tragic news to their son Leo who, on hearing it, said he wanted to write a note to his mother.

Leo wrote: 'To mummy, I love you so much xx from Leo'.

Jessica Cowdery, 26, from Bridgend, south Wales, died last month after struggling to cope with bipolar disorder. Her son Leo, six, wrote a heartbreaking note following her death

Jessica Cowdery, 26, from Bridgend, south Wales, died last month after struggling to cope with bipolar disorder. Her son Leo, six, wrote a heartbreaking note following her death

When told of his mother's death, Leo wrote: 'To mummy, I love you so much xx from Leo'

When told of his mother's death, Leo wrote: 'To mummy, I love you so much xx from Leo'

A family friend is now raising money to send Leo, pictured here with his mother, to Disneyland as one 'last present' from Ms Cowdery

A family friend is now raising money to send Leo, pictured here with his mother, to Disneyland as one 'last present' from Ms Cowdery

Family friend Sarah Tristram now wants to raise enough money to send Leo, who faces his first Christmas without his mother, to Disneyland as a 'last present' from devoted Ms Cowdery.

Ms Cowdery's mother Elaine Llewellyn, 56, paid tribute to her daughter, who she said was very close to Leo.

Elaine said: 'Jessica and Leo were very much like brother and sister. They would be playing and running around, laughing, playing hide and seek.

'Jessica loved occasions and with Christmas coming I know she would have been shopping and doing things like decorating the house.

'Leo says "I miss my mum." The other day he was walking around in her slippers.

'The trip would make Leo's Christmas. I don't think the news has really sunk in but the longer it goes on it will.'

Ms Llewellyn admitted that Ms Cowdery's death was a shock and that she 'seemed to be doing better' in the weeks before her death.

Heartbreakingly, after desperately trying to get support for her daughter from professionals for months, she was finally given numbers to call on November 22 - the day Ms Cowdery died.

Ms Llewellyn said: 'I really do not know what made her take her own life. I was crying out for

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