Heather Abbott Identified As Newport Victim In Boston Terror Attack

Updated: April 16, 2013
Heather Abbott Newport RI

NEWPORT, RI: One of the victims injured in the Boston Marathon terror attack has been identified as Heather Abbott of Newport, RI.

Ms. Abbott, who was watching the marathon with a group of friends from Newport and Boston, MA at the time of the bombing, underwent extensive surgery Monday night at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for her injuries. Friends and family are still praying that she keeps her foot.

Originally from Lincoln, RI, Heather Abbott is a graduate of Stonehill College and received her MBA from Providence College.

Friends and family are at the hospital with her now and ask for your thoughts and prayers.

Heather will undergo another surgery on Wednesday as doctors further work to save her foot.