Reporter Shot On Live TV Was Secretly Dating Anchor — See His Heartbreaking Messages

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This is so incredibly sad.

The news anchor Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward who were shot and killed by a disgruntled former employee of the news station were both romantically involved with coworkers.

Ward was engaged to a producer at the station, Melissa Ott, and today was actually going to be his last day on the job as the couple planned to move to Charlotte.

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Parker was secretly dating Chris Hurst, anchor for the station, who revealed their relationship this morning on Twitter in a series of sad and heartbreaking tweets. He said:

This is so incredibly tragic. We can’t imagine what their loved ones are going through but our hearts are with them during this difficult time.

[Image via Twitter.]

Aug 26, 2015 11:24am PDT

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