Wife of Westminster terror attack victim trolled by sick internet abusers for SMILING as she recovers in hospital


The wife of Westminster terror attack victim Kurt Cochran has been trolled by sick internet abusers for smiling as she recovers in hospital.

Melissa Cochran, 46, suffered a broken leg, rib and cuts to her head when Khalid Masood mowed her down on Westminster Bridge and killed her husband.

The American couple were enjoying their final day of a visit to London to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when Masood sped into pedestrians at more than 70pmph before stabbing a police officer outside parliament.

Despite the horror she’s been put through – and still showing the physical scars of her ordeal – Melissa smiled for pictured with her family by her side.

One photograph, released in the weeks following the atrocity, was captioned “Getting stronger every day”.

But sick internet trolls have blasted Melissa for smiling “when she has just lost a husband” and have even claimed a GoFundMe page, set up to raise money for her children, is a scam for cash.

Westminster attack victim Melissa Cochran in hospital with her mother and father

Melissa Cochran’s family released photos showing her defiant path to recovery in hospital

A seven-minute video, posted to YouTube, Twitter and Facebook by user @DanaEddy, asks “why is Melissa Cochran smiling so much?”

“That does not look like a normal, familial reaction to me,” the video’s narrator says.

Comments under the video include: “This lady and her family are so happy, as if they just had a grandchild, not a dead son-in-law. Insane.”

Another YouTube user wrote: “Her husband died few days ago and she is laughing and making pictures? Very weird.”

Responding to an angry supporter of the Cochran family, Dana W said: “There is absolutely no…

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