Dillon Wyckoff, a plumber from Madrid, is the father of a 2-year-old son, Mason, who was found dead July 22. A funeral was scheduled Saturday in Des Moines.
Faced with a profound tragedy, all week he continued to answer reporters’ calls and text messages. He wanted to talk about how this could happen. He vows to find out what can be done to stop it from happening to other children.
The first thing he wants to change?
“I want someone in my position to get listened to,” he said.
Wyckoff, 36, said he went to police, the courts and the Iowa Department of Human Services for help with Mason’s mother, Stephenie Erickson, who he said was dealing with serious mental health issues. [Read Full Article]