Is Christchurch-shooter, Brenton Tarrant Dead Or Alive?

Is Brenton Tarrant dead? Is the Christchurch shooter alive? Check out the below section to know the answers!

Christchurch shootings in New Zealand are one of the most cold-blooded massacres in the nation’s history. On the black day of March 2019, about 51 Muslim worshippers were mercilessly shooted to death by a single white supremacist, Brenton Tarrant. The reason behind his action is nothing but pure hate for the specific religion!

The Christchurch-shooter, Brenton Tarrant, is alive in the Auckland Prison, New Zealand, as he has been sentenced to a lifetime in jail without parole.

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Tarrant became the first person in the nation’s history to receive a life sentence in jail without parole. Brenton Tarrant, a 29-year-old Australian citizen charged for the murder of 51 innocent people and for an attempt to murder around 40 people plus one terrorism charge.

The attack which was live-streamed by Tarrant himself shook the world to the core. The judges called his act “inhuman” as he showed no mercy on the poor worshippers.

Before this live stream of a merciless murder of 51 people, Brenton was unknown to the world. But after this act, he has become perhaps the most known and cursed gangster of all times.

Since his life sentence, no one really knows where he is, is he alive or dead, and other such information. In this article, we are sharing everything you need to know about Brenton Tarrant and his intentions!

Who is Brenton Tarrant?

Brenton Tarrant is a 29-year-old terrorist of Australian origin. He has killed 51 Muslim worshippers and severely injured another 40 people at 2 mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

For this hideous crime, he has been sentenced to lifetime jail without parole. He has been charged for the murder of 51 people and attempted murder of 40 people plus one terrorism charge has also been filed against him.

Tarrant specifically targeted Muslims worshipping at Linwood mosque and AI Noor mosque and opened fire against them in March 2019.

He was born and brought up in Grafton, a city in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. According to reports, he was a quiet and awkward teenager who was very uncomfortable and shy around girls.

According to his 81-year-old grandmother, Marie Fitzgerald, he used to spend most of his time learning the ins and outs of computers, playing games, and other stuff around computers. She also believed that he wasn’t interested in having girlfriends and getting him married would be a tough task.

Brenton Tarrant was a gym trainer at the Big River Fitness Center, Grafton. According to the reports of CNN, his former employer described him as “a next to normal person”. He said that Tarrant never showed any kind of crazy behavior or extremist thoughts.

As per the reports, Tarrant had been on a 7 year trip to the world before this attack after his father Rodney Tarrant passed away due to cancer at just 49.

What sentence was Brenton Tarrant given for the Christchurch shootings?

As we already mentioned above, Brenton was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. He is the first person in the country to receive such a sentence. Tarrant has been the first to ever get that sentence in the history of the country.

The judge himself called his act to be “inhuman” and said that he showed no mercy on the innocent people.

The sentencing of Tarrant also marks the first-ever terrorism conviction in the history of the nation.

Where is Tarrant now?

Brenton Tarrant was officially sentenced on 27 August 2020. Now, he’ll have to spend the rest of his life in jail. Hi’s currently in the Auckland Prison.

Dressed in a grey colored prison uniform, Tarrant didn’t react to his life sentence in court.

This incident forced the New Zealand government to reform its law regarding the use of weapons. Now, the use of military-style semi-automatic weapons is completely banned in the country.

Who are Brenton Tarrant’s parents?

Brenton Tarrant was born to Rodney and Sharon Tarrant. His father, Rodney Tarrant was a garbage collector and his mother Sharon Tarrant was a teacher. His dad died of cancer in 2010 at just the age of 49. This was the time when Brenton left his job and went on his 7 year-long trips across the world. He mainly traveled around Europe and Asia.

Is Brenton Tarrant alive?

As of now, Brenton Tarrant is alive and spending his life in prison. There hasn’t been any news about his life or death in prison since his arrest.

Was Brenton Tarrant in the military?

From what I have discovered, Brenton Tarrant wasn’t connected to the military in any form. He did use a military-grade semi-automatic weapon for the Christchurch-shooting though. Before this incident, he was unknown to the world. No one really knew what he was up to and what his ideology was. Even his ex-employer was surprised by his sinful deeds. He told that Tarrant was a normal guy at work, he hasn’t shown any sign of terrorism or crazy behavior back then.

Is Brenton Tarrant a trump supporter?

In he’s 74-page long document, Brenton Tarrant describes Donald Trump as a “symbol of white supremacy”, but Tarrant believed that the US President Donald Trump wasn’t a great leader and policymaker. He hasn’t really supported him and seemed pretty annoyed with him.

His main source of inspiration seems to be Anders Breivik’s manifesto “2083 – A European Declaration of Independence” – not the US president.

Is Brenton Tarrant (really) guilty?

So, what exactly turned an introvert, shy guy into a hateful white supremacist who brutally murdered 51 people while they were worshipping in their mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand?

The answer is nothing but his false beliefs and negative influences. His manifesto reflects that he was deeply influenced by the anti-immigrant ideas of Anders Breivik, Jean Raspail, Renaud Camus and Enoch Powell, and the European far-right.

Whatever had been the reason behind his actions, he has committed a heinous crime. Nothing in this world can justify the merciless killing of 51 innocent people while they were worshipping their idols. He is guilty and he is getting punished for the same.

The day when Tarrant was sentenced to life imprisonment without any chances of parole, the sorrow of the victims’ families turned into joy. Their faith in the judiciary was restored.

So, this was everything you need to know about Brenton Tarrant, the man behind the Christchurch shootings in New Zealand. We hope you’ve got answers to all of your questions!

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