Husband of mass killing victim spoke to wife moments before her death

Husband of mass killing victim spoke to wife moments before her death 1


Nick Beaton spoke with CTV News' Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme about the life and career of his wife, Kristen, who was a victim of the mass killing in Nova Scotia.

Beaton said his wife was "an amazing mother" who was on her way to work before she was killed, and that the couple was expecting another child but did not get a chance to share the news with family and friends before Kristen's death.

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44 Comments on "Husband of mass killing victim spoke to wife moments before her death"

  1. Provincial alerts should have gone out. We get amber alerts and Covid Alerts and severe storm alerts and so on but they did not put an alert in place for this? Omg. Someone should be held accountable for this.
    This is heartbreaking πŸ’”beyond measure.
    I am so glad that killer is dead.

    • Ryan Maniquez | April 22, 2020 at 9:50 PM | Reply

      I guess police/rcmp are not brainstorming..they are just waiting for their salary..reactive not proactive!

    • Slamma pro Slamma yt | April 22, 2020 at 10:41 PM | Reply

      I’ve always said it. We are on our own. The Colonel Williams case taught me that.

    • RCMP need to be sued big big time for this kind of F up. it makes me boil my heart

    • Trace Williams | April 23, 2020 at 10:40 AM | Reply

      Nunovia Gottdamnedbizzness sadly that will never happen as they all got blood on their hands and Cops are notorious for lying and covering the asses of their own kind!

    • Charlie Hunt hey Charlie ! You are onto something β€” the lack of warning was deliberate

      I gently caution you to go slow on judging the shooter – I suggest we do not have all the facts and am always suspicious when the government is involved

  2. I’m so sorry. I don’t know what else to say…

  3. Heart wrenching…senseless!

  4. Perry Courtis | April 21, 2020 at 2:34 PM | Reply

    Nick I’m very sorry for your loss of your wife I lost my wife to cancer two years ago but she was murdered too I know what you are going through

  5. Matthew Derohanessian | April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM | Reply

    This broke my heart. Please know that all Canadians are thinking of you Nick!

  6. Zohour Ticemlal | April 21, 2020 at 4:01 PM | Reply

    This is the question how he can travel from town to town without been noticed ? 10 hours from the first incident ?

    • It started at 11;30 pm and went through the night ?

    • Dressed as a police officer and switched vehicles multiple times. As it was rural, there weren’t a whole lot of eye witnesses I guess. Senseless. RCMP really should have gotten the alert sounded πŸ™

    • Raging Humanist | April 22, 2020 at 7:44 PM | Reply

      Because the RCMP are inept and incompetent – but give them all your guns and theyll protect you

    • smokenbudesq | April 22, 2020 at 9:59 PM | Reply


    • Tyler Friars | April 23, 2020 at 3:18 PM | Reply

      NikiBoBicki what proves those news reporters comments that he switched vehicles is a lie is that they put a security camera video saying he was still in the original police cruiser at 10:30 am!

  7. Denise Nolet | April 21, 2020 at 4:45 PM | Reply

    So sorry for your lost. It is a senseless act.

  8. shawn Of the dead | April 21, 2020 at 5:27 PM | Reply

    This is unreal my heart is broken for all of you in Nova Scotia love from Kingston Ontario

  9. Unpolished Pearl | April 21, 2020 at 5:39 PM | Reply

    So many flaws in our system = so many questions. What a shame for this. I’m so sorry for this man’s loss, my condolonces, be strong and carry on and live your life in her honour. My words of comfort when confronted with death: death is not the opposite of life, it’s the opposite of birth.

  10. He killed their unborn baby too. The baby should be included as a murder too.

  11. Ferdinand The Bull | April 21, 2020 at 6:07 PM | Reply


  12. This is so heartbreaking, sadness upon sadness upon sadness. I cried.

  13. I dont have the words but if you’re reading this I wish you all the strength in the world dealing with this awful situation.

  14. This is a tragedy on a grand scale. My prayers to the family and friends of the victims.
    Now, what have we learned about evil ?

  15. Doris Balmer | April 21, 2020 at 8:32 PM | Reply

    Where was the emergency alert? I really don’t think it would have mattered if the murderer got the alerts too. I’m so sorry for all the senseless loss which could have been prevented with an emergency alert. I know how tight maritimers are and they’re all feeling it.

  16. I am in FULL SUPPORT of Kristen’s Husband. Very well said and I am infuriated as well.
    My deepest condolences to you and your family and all families who lost their loves ones. πŸ’™β€πŸ’™

  17. So proud of you Nick for speaking up in honour of Kristen and calling out Trudeau about PPE. I hope he acts like a leader for once and gives you a direct answer, it’s the VERY LEAST he can do! Sending love, peace, strength and support your way.

  18. My heart goes out to you and all who suffered the ultimate loss in this senseless tragedy.
    May you all somehow find a place of peace and comfort in this insanity.πŸ’•

  19. We need a shooter alert system like an Amber Alert. Lets name it after her. Call it a Kristen alert. She was out helping others. She has earned the honor.

  20. Digital Light | April 22, 2020 at 10:18 PM | Reply

    The husband is in SHOCK. He hasn’t processed this yet. He’s still talking about his wife and taking on her PPE cause — as if she’s still alive. The pain will be unbearable when it hits him. I hope he can come out from the other side of this one day. I hope his little son will give him the will to overcome this.

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