Second Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Identified

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A woman who was at the Boston marathon to cheer on a friend was identified Tuesday as the second person to die in the terrorist bombing.

Krystle Campbell, 29, joins Martin Richard, 8, as the two fatalities from the Monday attack. A third person who died in the twin blasts has not yet been identified.

Campbell's parents William Campbell Jr. and Patty Campbell at first thought their daughter's friend was injured, but later learned that it was their daughter who was the victim, according to ABC News' Boston affiliate WCVB.

“My daughter was the most lovable girl. She helped everybody and I'm just so shocked right now. We're just devastated,” William Campbell Jr. told Yahoo News. “She was a wonderful, wonderful girl. Always willing to lend a hand.”

The parents are struggling to comprehend their loss.

“She didn't deserve this,” Patty Campbell told WCVB. “She was a beautiful young being. She loved pets. She loved people.”

Campbell told WCVB that her daughter worked 16-hour days in the food service industry.

“We can't believe it,” the devastated mother said. “This is just a waste.”

She said her daughter was at the race to cheer on a friend.

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The deaths of Campbell and Richard, who was from Dorchester, Massachusetts has left the country in mourning. The boy's mother and sister were also seriously wounded in the bombings.

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