On Wednesday, Matt and Melissa Graves released a statement: âMelissa and I are broken. We will solely be focused on the future health of our family and will not be pursuing a lawsuit against Disney.â
Watch the video above for the familyâs full statement and to hear how theyâre coping after their loss.
Please pray for this family on Sunday. For Matt Graves, this will be the toughest Father's Day he'll ever have. pic.twitter.com/GqjFYyKk5h
â Dennis Bailey (@dbaileyauthor) June 18, 2016
Lane Graves was playing near the water of Disneyâs Seven Seas Lagoon on June 14, when an alligator snatched him. The toddlerâs body was found one day later. According to the medical examiner, the boy died from drowning and traumatic injuries.
Following the toddlerâs death, Disney released a statement saying: âThere are no words to convey the profound sorrow we feel for the family and their unimaginable loss. We are devastated and heartbroken by this tragic accident and are doing what we can to help them during this difficult time.â