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‘Is there a guide to being a widow?': Spouse of officer killed in Fredericton shooting describes ‘tsunami'-like grief with social media

7 monthes ago   |   By National Post

FREDERICTON - Until Friday morning, Jackie McLean's Twitter feed was a mix of family moments, politics and wry jokes.
But since Friday afternoon, hours after McLean's common-la of w partner Const. Robb Costello died in the line of duty, it has become a heartbreaking real-time peek into the intense pain that comes with losing a spouse so suddenly.
“That first wave hits you and it's rough but it's a tsunami, it retreats and seemingly takes everything with it and you're left with a world you recognize and can navigate but that is completely vacant,” she wrote Sunday.
Costello was killed at...
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