‘Pray for my family'; Martin Richard’s sister, mom grievously injured [pics]

‘Pray for my family’; Martin Richard’s sister, mom grievously injured [pics]

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As Twitchy reported, Martin Richard was killed in the Boston bombing yesterday. He was 8 years old.

This is the type of headline you get when an eight-year-old is murdered: wapo.st/11a4wJC

— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) April 16, 2013

No words. Only tears.

Martin Richard’s younger sister, Jane, was also injured in the bombing, as was their mother, Denise.

8-year-old Martin Richard was among three people killed in Boston; his mother and sister were badly injured. #News19 on.wltx.com/10afaGx

— WLTX – On Your Side (@WLTX) April 16, 2013

#BostonBombing Do pray for this family, 8 yr Martin Richard parished, mother Denise critical, 6 yr Jane lost a leg. twitter.com/peterchoi/stat…

— Peter Choi (@peterchoi) April 16, 2013

His mother reportedly has a serious brain injury. His little sister Jane, 6 years old, suffered grievous injury as well. There are some reports saying she may have lost her leg.

8 year old Richard Martin died, his mother had to have brain surgery, and his little sister lost her leg #heartbreaking

— Alexzandra Navarro (@Alexzandraaaa) April 16, 2013

8yr old Martin Richard lost his life his sister lost her leg. Mother injured too. Praying for this family twitter.com/xoelpamos/stat…

— Xoel Pamos (@xoelpamos) April 16, 2013

That photograph is beyond heartbreaking.

Martin’s father, Bill, has issued a statement.

Unimaginable pain. “@michaelskolnik: JUST IN: Father of 8 year old, Martin Richard, issues a statement… bit.ly/XOueYW

— Shannon Spake (@SSpakeESPN) April 16, 2013

“Continue to pray for my family as we remember Martin.” Full statement from Bill Richard: on.fb.me/17jqbmd twitter.com/ABC/status/324…

— ABC News (@ABC) April 16, 2013

Statement from Bill Richard, father of 8-year-old killed in Boston Marathon bomb blast. “My dear son Martin has… fb.me/16nxXdy7I

— Scott Walker (@ScottWalker6) April 16, 2013

STATEMENT FROM BILL RICHARD”My dear son Martin has died from injuries sustained in the attack on Boston. My… fb.me/Nhkm8usR

— Boston Herald (@bostonherald) April 16, 2013

From the Boston Herald’s Facebook page:

STATEMENT FROM BILL RICHARD

“My dear son Martin has died from injuries sustained in the attack on Boston. My wife and daughter are both recovering from serious injuries. We thank our family and friends, those we know and those we have never met, for their thoughts and prayers. I ask that you continue to pray for my family as we remember Martin. We also ask for your patience and for privacy as we work to simultaneously grieve and recover. Thank you.”

Twitter is praying for Boston and praying for the Richard family. Newest little angel, Martin, we are keeping your family in our prayers.

Thinking of Martin Richard, his sister Jane (who lost a leg) & their mom Denise (who had to have brain surgery due to her injuries)…

— Jenn (Jay) Palumbo (@jennpal) April 16, 2013

So heartbroken for the victims of Boston! Especially to the Richard Family! Hope little Jane stays strong<3! #prayforboston

— Brogan McCay (@xBroganMcCayx) April 16, 2013

RIP, Martin Richard ; strength and love to his injured mom and sister; condolences to his grieving family#prayformartin

— Michelle Pearse (@aabibliographer) April 16, 2013

Just hearing Martin Richard, the 8yo killed in Marathon blast, had 6yo sister lose leg and mom has undergone brain surgery. #Tragic

— Nikki Boertman (@PhotoNikki) April 16, 2013

🙏 For the Richard family! 8 year old Martin died, daughter Jane lost her leg, and mom has major head injury from the bombing #PrayforBoston

— Emily Fitzgerald (@emilyyy152) April 16, 2013

Richard Family Photo: Martin, 8, dead; Mother Denise needed brain surgery, 6 year-old Jane lost… goo.gl/fb/q33Nf #news #conservative

— preciseBlogs (@preciseBlogs) April 16, 2013

Boston Grieves for Martin Richard, 8-Year-Old Killed, and His ‘Beloved’ Family: Martin’s sister Jane and his m… bit.ly/13fUJF1

— SELF~EMPLOYED™©• (@jumestic) April 16, 2013

“@pastormark: Martin Richard was only 8 when killed in Boston. Pray for his family: sister & mom gravely injured.” #heavyheart #Boston

— Amy Williams (@Okiemama18) April 16, 2013

RIP Martin Richard 💙👼 I am praying for your mother and sister for full recoveries.

— Megan (@mmccafferty2729) April 16, 2013

Martin Richard’s mom needed brain surgery & his sister lost a leg in the explosions. So their family deserves a spot in your prayers

— Ashlee Kitty (@AshleeKitty_xo) April 16, 2013

Prayers to the family of Martin Richard, his sister lost a leg and mother has brain injury 👼🙏🙏 people.com/people/mobile/…

— EmmEssBee 멜라니 (@melaniewashere) April 16, 2013

“I ask that you continue to pray for my family as we remember Martin.” — Bill Richard abcn.ws/ZocHFg

— ABC World News (@ABCWorldNews) April 16, 2013

We will, Mr. Richard. We will continue to hold you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. We are sending prayers of strength for your precious little Jane and your beautiful wife Denise.

Rest in peace, little angel.

Related:

Full Twitchy coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/04/16/devastating-pray-for-my-family-8-year-old-boston-bombing-victims-sister-mother-grievously-injured-pics/

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