PC Andrew Harper’s widow shares heartbreaking last pic together
PC Andrew Harper's widow has shared a heartbreaking last picture of the couple together just days before his horrific death.
On the one year death anniversary of the brave police officer who's death shocked the nation, his wife has spoken out about the torment.
Lissie Harper was a young newlywed when Andrew was killed on August 15 last year.
She recalled the night she was told of the devastating news, when an officer turned up at the door, reports Mail Online.
She said: "He said there'd been a road traffic collision and, as we sat down, I asked if Andrew was OK. He said: 'Andrew has died.
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"I remember saying: 'Are you sure? But we just got married'. I realise that didn't make sense but somehow, in my head, it made what he was telling me impossible to believe."
The couple had been married for four weeks, and had not even gone on their honeymoon when the tragedy occurred.
In an emotional tribute, Lissie said: "I miss everything about him — the hugs, the kisses, him coming in and scooping me up, giving me love. It's crippling. We had a honeymoon booked in the Maldives in September, which I had to cancel, and were planning on trying for a baby when we got back.
"Andrew would have been a great dad and having a family with him is one of the many things his killers have taken from me."
PC Harper was killed as he tried to apprehend quad bike thieves on the night of August 15 last year.
He had become caught in a tow rope attached to a getaway car and was dragged more than a mile along country lanes, the Old Bailey has heard.
Three teens accused of murdering of Thames Valley Police officer Pc Andrew Harper have been found not guilty of murder but have been convicted of manslaughter.
Driver Henry Long, 19, who dragged newlywed Pc Andrew Harper to his death, has been found not guilty at the Old Bailey of murder.
His passengers Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers, both 18, were cleared of murder but found guilty of manslaughter.
Long had already pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Pc Harper suffered horrific injuries and died at the scene near the A4 in Berkshire.
Long and his passengers Bowers and Cole, from near Reading, admitted conspiring to steal a quad bike but denied murder.
Cole and Bowers claimed they did not see PC Harper during the incident.
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