Instead of a wedding, couple killed in Orlando will now be buried together

Yet another heartbreaking story from Orlando…

Equality News

Juan Ramon Guerrero and Chris 'Drew' Leinonen

As news of the Orlando shooting unfolded on Sunday, one of many heart breaking moments was the desperate appeal from Christine Leinonen – a woman frantically trying to find out any news about her son.

She had not heard from since the previous day but knew he’d been at Pulse nightclub.

‘I don?t know where my son is,’ she told WESH from outside a local hospital. ‘I know that he was sitting next to his boyfriend and his boyfriend was taken by ambulance with multiple gunshots. We can?t get a hold of him.’

It has now been confirmed that her son, Christopher ?Drew? Leinonen, aged 32, was among those to be murdered by gunman Omar Manteen at the Orlando LGBT venue in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Omar slayed 49 people – most confirmed as gay – before a tense stand-off with police. He died in gunfire when the building…

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