New Zealand mosque suspect Brenton Tarrant says attack inspired by Anders Breivik

New Zealand mosque suspect Brenton Tarrant says attack inspired by Anders Breivik

In the eastern Australian riverside town of Grafton, Brenton Tarrant was – until about 1.40pm today in Christchurch – known as a “lovely” fitness-obsessed local from a respected family.

But the 28-year-old, who attended Grafton High School, a state school, before working as a personal  trainer at a local gym, will now be remembered as one of the orchestrators and gunmen behind the horrific shootings in Christchurch.

Tarrant filmed himself attacking a Christchurch mosque in a Facebook Live video and posted a 74-page manifesto in which he claims to be from a “working class, low income family”. He said he was of Scottish, Irish and English stock and moved to New Zealand temporarily to plan and train…

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