‘I’m gonna die, Momma’: Orlando clubber, who sent heartbreaking texts to his mother while he was trapped in bathroom during massacre IS confirmed as one of the 49 killed.
The petrified son who sent his mother texts telling her he ‘loved her’ as the marauding gunman opened fire inside Pulse nightclub has died.
Eddie Justice, 30, was trapped in a nightclub bathroom when he contacted his mother Mina for the last time in a series of messages.
The City of Orlando has now confirmed he was one of the 49 partygoers who were shot dead by Islamic extremist Omar Mateen on Sunday morning.
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Eddie, who worked as an accountant, ran into the women’s bathroom to escape Mateen but he and a group were cornered.
He asked Mina to call police as she arrived outside the Orlando gay nightclub in a desperate attempt to find her son.