Money raised to fly Sheffield dad-of-two home from Benidorm after shock death on stag weekend

Over £5,000 has been raised to pay for a Sheffield dad-of-two to be flown home from Benidorm after he died on a stag weekend.

Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 10:45 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 3:39 pm

Lee Okrasa, from Wisewood, died in the Spanish holiday resort of Benidorm on Sunday during a stag weekend with a group of friends.

CRIME: Boys threatened by teen with knife in Sheffield parkDetails of the circumstances surrounding his death have not yet been released but an online appeal for help to pay for repatriation costs was launched after it was discovered that Lee did not have travel insurance.

COURT: Doncaster woman jailed for life for stabbing step-grandfather 120 times in 'frenzied' Christmas Day attackFriends rallied round and in the space of 24 hours over £5,600 was raised towards the costs.

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Lee Okrasa died in Benidorm

POLICING: South Yorkshire police chief arrives in Russia to oversee policing of English fans during World CupLee's partner Lindsay, posting on the online fundraising page, said: "I miss him so much and I can’t express the devastation I feel but your kind words and generosity are so kind. Thank you to each and every one of you."

A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokeswoman said: "We are providing assistance to the family of a British man who died on June 17 in Benidorm."

Visit www.gofundme.com/lee-okrasa to donate.