LONDON — An American tourist from Utah, US has been named as the second civilian killed in the attack on the capital on Wednesday.
The announcement of Kurt Cochran's death first came from a Facebook post by a user called Shantell Payne, who said he was killed during the terror attack. Both Cochran and his wife Melissa were tagged in the post. It said:
It is not clear what relationship Payne had with the Cochrans.
NBC later confirmed with his family that Cochran was in Europe with his wife to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. NBC then confirmed his death and released a statement from the family:
US President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences to the family:
The news is yet to be confirmed by British authorities.