first_img Image: Go Fund Me Mar 31st 2017, 6:43 PM Friday 31 Mar 2017, 6:43 PM http://jrnl.ie/3317849 23,333 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 14 Comments Image: Go Fund Mecenter_img Share4 Tweet Email By Aoife Barry Short URL Source: Go Fund MeThe couple had built a recording studio together in Utah and had been visiting Melissa’s parents, who are Mormon missionaries, in London.So far, the GoFundMe page has raised $77,613, with nearly 2,000 people donating the money in eight days.Police have named Khalid Masood (51) as the man behind the attack, but say that they may never understand why he did what he did.His car mounted the pavement on Westminster Bridge before driving along the road and footpath and crashing into the fence of the Houses of Parliament.Masood then left the vehicle and stabbed an unarmed policeman, Keith Palmer, who died. Masood was then shot by police.A number of people have been arrested in the wake of the attack.Read: Mother of London terror attacker says she has shed ‘many tears’ for victims> THE FAMILY OF a survivor of the Westminster terror attack, who lost her husband in the incident, have shared a photograph showing her recovery.Melissa Cochran and her husband Kurt were caught up in the incident last week, when Khalid Masood hit a number of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before going on to fatally stab a police officer.Kurt was killed after they were hit by the car on the busy bridge. Three people died and dozens were injured during the terror attack.An update on a GoFundMe page set up to raise money for Melissa’s treatment and recovery said that she is “getting stronger every day”.Melissa needs funds to help cover her regular monthly expenses and loss of income.  This fund is administered by her brother who is the family spokesman in this tragedy.  He will deliver the funds to her. ‘Getting stronger every day’: Westminster attack survivor shares photo of recovery Melissa Cochran’s husband Kurt was killed in the incident.last_img