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‘#MeToo’: Father of Eurydice’s accused killer bites back at trolls, tells of ‘loss’

Macquarie National News

Image: Walkers pass the makeshift memorial to Eurydice Dixon at Princes Park

The father of the teenager charged with the rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon has bitten back at online trolls, and used the #MeToo tag in doing so.

Jason Todd, father of accused killer Jaymes Todd, has posted screenshots of posts from people attacking him to Facebook.

“Hope you’re proud to have raised a rapist and murderer,” one of the online posts aimed at Jason read.

“LOL your son is going to get his in prison.”

The Herald Sun first revealed Jason reposted the Facebook comments in an attempt to shame the user, just hours before thousands gathered at Princes Park in memory of Ms Dixon.

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In posting the screenshots, Mr Todd revealed he has offered his condolences to the Dixon family.

He said he has “also experienced loss”.

“I’ll never get to see my son get married, have children, buy a house,” he wrote, despite the fact his son has not been convicted of anything.

“I’ll never be able to hug him again.”

He used the #MeToo hashtag in the post, which is the social media tag linking content opposed to sexual harassment and assault against women.

Macquarie National News