Canadian focused on memories of fiancé after fatal New Zealand shooting

Canadian focused on memories of fiancé after fatal New Zealand shooting

A grieving Canadian woman is focusing on the memories she shared with her Australian fiancé before he was murdered Friday in a seemingly random attack

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A grieving Canadian woman is focusing on the memories she shared with her Australian fiancé before he was murdered Friday in a seemingly random attack, police said Monday.Waikato police say in a statement that the woman, identified by Canadian sources as Nova Scotia native Bianca Buckley, is getting support from police and victim services as she works to process the traumatic incident that killed her fiance, Sean McKinnon.Story continues below

“She is focused on gathering her thoughts on the memories she has with Sean and the time they spent together before the tragic events of Friday morning,” police said in a statement.READ MORE: New Zealand Police still searching for gun in shooting death of Canadian woman’s fiancéThey added that while Buckley and McKinnon’s families “appreciate the support they have received from New Zealand and overseas,” they do not wish to speak publicly.Buckley was in a parked van with McKinnon when someone fired shots into the vehicle. She escaped unharmed and alerted authorities, but her 33-year-old fiance died.Police said the incident began just after 3 a.m. on Friday when McKinnon and Buckley, 32, were asleep in their camper van at a scenic spot near the seaside town of Raglan.WATCH: Canadian woman escapes attack in New Zealand; fiancé murdered

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