Nightmare endings

American was celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary


Kurt Cochran, 54, of Utah, was killed in Wednesday’s Westminster Bridge slaughter when he was run over by the terrorist at the south end of the bridge.

His 46-year-old wife Melissa was also struck by the speeding vehicle. She was taken to hospital with a broken leg and rib.

The couple had visited Scotland, Ireland, Holland and Germany and planned to return to Utah on Thursday.


Mother of two young children thrown under the wheels of a bus

Aysha Frade, 43, was on her way to pick up her two daughters, aged 8 and 11, when she was hit by the terrorist’s car, and catapulted under the wheels of a bus. Her husband John was at work.


Unarmed London police officer stabbed to death

Metropolitan policeman Keith Palmer, 48, was outside the Parliament building when he was attacked by the the knife-wielding madman. The officer died in hospital.

Palmer, a husband and father, was a member of the parliamentary and diplomatic protection command, with 15 years’ service in the force. He was unarmed.

The killer was identified as Khalid Masood, 52, a British-born jihadist who had been investigated by the military intelligence agency MI5 over links to violent extremism.