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Plymouth bakery to donate portion of proceeds to family of boy killed in Sheboygan Falls

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Apr 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-09 14:18:28-04

PLYMOUTH — Hartman's Bakery in Plymouth is donating a portion of its proceeds on Saturday to the family of Oliver Hitchcock.

Hitchcock, 8, was allegedly strangled by his mother on March 30, the day after prosecutors say she tried to drown her 11-year-old son.

The mother, 41-year-old Natalia Hitchcock was charged with first-degree intentional homicide and attempted first-degree intentional homicide.

Since the incident, there have been vigils, a wear purple for Oliver day, and other events to honor the boy. Now, a Plymouth bakery is doing what it can to help the family.

Hartman's Bakery, located on Mill Street in Plymouth, is selling purple donuts, cookies, cake pops, and more on Saturday in honor of Oliver. They will be donating10% of the proceeds to Oliver's family.

One of the bakery's owners said Saturday that they've been busy all morning.

"We have been busy since the moment we opened! The support of the community is overwhelming! We have sold out of a lot of items and sold out of 18 dozen cake pops, " said Hartman's Bakery owner, Kristen.

The bakery is even decorated purple for Oliver, as it was his favorite color.

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