Heidi Stevenson Wiki – Heidi Stevenson Bio
Officer Heidi Stevenson is an officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) identified as one of the victims in a shooting in rural Nova Scotia, police said Sunday, April 19, 2020. Authorities confirmed that more 10 people died after a 12-hour active shooter situation.
The suspect was identified as Gabriel Wortman who was arrested at 11:40 a.m. near a gas station and the police later confirming that he had died. Witnesses saw a body lying at the gas station.
RIP RCMP Cst. Heidi Stevenson. pic.twitter.com/4lgRJyHSDQ
— Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) April 19, 2020
Heidi Stevenson Husband (Dean Stevenson) & Children
Agent Heidi Stevenson, a 20-year veteran, died in the line of duty when responding to the active shooter situation, RCMP confirmed during a press conference. She was a 23-year-old veteran and mother of two children, a high school son and a high school daughter. Stevenson and his son Connor shared the same birthday, July 11, of which he playfully joked on his personal Facebook page. According to a tribute from one of her friends, Courteney Southern, her husband is Dean Stevenson, a high school teacher.
We mourn the loss of Constable Heidi Stevenson, who died in the line of duty. Sending heartfelt condolences to our colleagues in Nova Scotia, and deep sympathy to her family and friends. #HeroesInLife #RCMPNS ^JT pic.twitter.com/NtBGF8v9sL
— RCMP in Ontario (@RCMPONT) April 19, 2020
Courteney Southern wrote: “Waking up this morning hearing that we had an active shooter was shocking and terrifying! Now finding out about all of the people killed and injured. I’m so heartbroken to hear of the passing of CST. Heidi Stevenson who I met in my early teens. Her husband was a teacher at my high school😢 My heart just breaks for Dean Stevenson and their children. As well as everyone else affected by this tragedy. Hold your loved ones close❤️”
While off duty, Stevenson was a practical mother, who enjoyed doing yoga on the beach and staying active with her family. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also spoke about the incident outside his home on Sunday. “My heart goes out to everyone affected in what is a terrible situation,” he said. “I want to thank the police for their hard work and the people for cooperating with the authorities.”