American Among The Victims In The London Terror Attack; Was Celebrating 25 Anniversary; Wife Critical


An American was one of the victims in the London terror attack. The Utah man was visiting London when he was killed in the terror attack near the British Parliament. His wife is seriously injured.

Kurt Cochran, from Utah, died in the attack and his wife Melissa was critically hurt, their family has said.

They were celebrating a 25th wedding anniversary and also visiting Melissa’s parents, who work on a Church mission.

In a statement released by the church, Clint Payne, Melissa’s brother and Kurt’s brother-in-law, said: “Our family is heartbroken to learn of the death of our brother- and son-in-law, Kurt W Cochran.

“Kurt was a good man and a loving husband to our sister and daughter, Melissa. They were in Europe to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, and were scheduled to return to the United States on Thursday.

“Melissa also received serious injuries in the attack, and is being cared for in the hospital. We express our gratitude to the emergency and medical personnel who have cared for them and ask for your prayers on behalf of Melissa and our family.

“Kurt will be greatly missed, and we ask for privacy as our family mourns and as Melissa recovers from her injuries.”

(YWN World Headquarters – NYC)