London, Ontario – The closely-knit community of London, Ontario, is devastated by the shock of a murder-suicide incident earlier today. Tiffany Gates, a beloved 30-year-old woman, was shot and killed, along with a 46-year-old man who took his own life.
This horrible incident occurred to the building in the 500 block of ProudFoot Lane around 4 PM., Ontario. Emergency services were called immediately, and both the victims were transferred to Jamaica Hospital, but they were both pronounced dead upon arrival.
Who was Tiffany Gates?
Tiffany worked at a local restaurant as a server, and her friends would call her “Tippy”. She was a native of Montreal, Quebec, who shifted to London to follow her career dreams. Tiffany previously worked at the Brass Brazilian Steakhouse Niagara.
She was a socially active woman sharing her life online as well. Tiffany’s outgoing nature and love for socializing endeared her to many. She loved to share her hobbies and adventures on her Facebook and Instagram accounts. She was a vibrant soul with an established social circle.
Her murder has left her friends, family and loved ones in mourning. The investigation is going on to find out details about this murder-suicide case. Reports depict that the man shot Tiffany in the head before turning the gun upon himself and appears to have wound in the same area. The actual motive behind this killing is still a mystery.
After spreading this heartbreaking news, Tiffany’s well-wishers and loved ones took to social media to share their memories with her and pay tribute to the departed soul.
Shelby Telfer shared:
“I can’t even put into words this tragic loss. Tiffy girl… I love you so much, may you rest in peace my beautiful girl. With you always and forever <3 Tiffany Gates”
Chelsey Brianne started:
“My heart is shattered…Tippy!! Thank you for letting me be a part of your life and a huge part of my high school years. I’m lost for words.
You are one of a kind and are loved by everyone!! I still can’t believe it; love you always, my sweet girl😔
Sending all my love to everyone. Tiffany Gates”
Fundraiser for Tiffany Gates
To support the grieving family, a GoFundMe fundraiser has been launched to collect a $5,000 goal and raise $11,320 to cover funeral expenses. People are generously contributing to it to aid families in these hard times. Her funeral arrangements are yet to be finalized by her family. Heartfelt condolences to her loved ones; may they find strength with this loss of a happy soul.