Abigail Cowbrough has died, according to a statement posted online on May. 1, 2020.
Sub-Lt Abigail Cowbrough played a bagpipe tribute onboard HMCS Fredericton to the 22 Nova Scotians who died in the shooting last week. 23 year old Abigail died in that helicopter crash yesterday.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
17 y/o Emily Tuck played fiddle to lift spirits in a COVID-19 online kitchen party and was killed in the Nova Scotia shooting tragedy
23 y/o Abigail Cowbrough played bagpipes to honour the shooting victims (incl. Emily) and was taken in the helicopter crash
Unbelievable sadness pic.twitter.com/zh5vyBH836
— Melissa Royle Critch (@melissaroyle) April 30, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
🇨🇦💔 R.I.P. Sub-Lt. Abigail Cowbrough, Maritime Systems Engineering Officer with the Canadian Navy
🎶 She was a piper for Union Fire Club Pipes & Drums and the 12 Wing Pipes & Drums Shearwater #pipeband #bagpipes
MORE INFO: https://t.co/yY80oj1YSm pic.twitter.com/aEM9qf1uKI
— Whisky and Tartan (@whiskyandtartan) May 1, 2020
Thinking of the beautiful Sub. Lt. Cowbrough tonight. ✨💔 Abigail, who died much too young, & 5 others- missing. Far from home.
Canadians would like some answers, about this terrible tragedy..
Canadian. Heroes. 🍁✨❤️👏 Always. ✨🇨🇦https://t.co/4gNUlKIJNp
— Millennials 4 World Peace (@millennials4_wp) May 1, 2020
@CBCNews please give Sub Lieutenant Abigail Cowbrough the respect she deserves. She was an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, a Sub Lieutenant, and a member of the crew of HMCS Fredericton. Please use her rank when referring to her. She earned that rank and title.
— Kent Stewart (@threehaggis) April 30, 2020