2nd Boston Marathon victim identified as 29-year-old Krystle Campbell

Published On: Apr 16 2013 02:32:35 PM EDT
Updated On: Apr 16 2013 04:17:18 PM EDT

Published reports are saying the second victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has been identified as 29-year-old Krystle Campbell of Medford, Mass.

Her father, William A. Campbell Jr., told Yahoo News he's in shock that his daughter was killed.

"My daughter was the most lovable girl. She helped everybody, and I'm just so shocked right now. We're just devastated," he said. "She was a wonderful, wonderful girl. Always willing to lend a hand."

Campbell was at the finish line with a friend to cheer on her boyfriend, who was running the race.

8-year-old Martin Richard of Dorchester, Mass. was also killed. His mother and 6-year-old sister were also hurt in the explosion.

Slowly but surely resources are being made available to friends and family who are reconnecting with loved ones, find personal belongings and help victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

  • Boston Police Help Line: Family members looking for information about individuals injured during the incident are encouraged to call (617) 635-4500.
  • Boston Marathon Athlete Tracker: This section of the marathon’s official website lets users track runners by name or bib number to find out if he or she finished the race and when.  Visit the website HERE
  • Google Person Finder's Boston Marathon Page: Google’s Person Finder launched a page specifically for the Boston Marathon tragedy that lets users look up information to either find someone or offer information about someone. Visit the website HERE
  • Boston Marathon’s Official Facebook Page: Marathon officials have been regularly updating their Facebook page with the latest information, including where runners can pick up their running bags. Visit the Facebook page HERE
  • American Red Cross’s Safe and Well website: This allows people to register their status with the Red Cross so family members can search for them. Visit the website HERE
  • Strangers Offering Housing to Marathon Victims: Marathon participants or spectators who are stranded in the Boston area and need a place to stay can fill out THIS FORM to connect with people who are offering housing.
  • Boston Police Tip Line: Anyone with information about the incident at the Boston Marathon is encouraged to call the Boston Police Department’s tip line: 1-800-494-TIPS or call the department’s task force tip line at 617-223-6610 or email boston@ci.fbi.gov

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