Halyna Hutchins’ widower, Matt Hutchins, and the rest of her family and close friends are planning a private ceremony to honor the film photographer’s life and legacy.
A representative of the family told Fox News that Halyna was cremated and her ashes will be buried.
“Halyna was the love of my life, and our loss of her has ruined our family’s dreams. We feel the silence that she’s gone forever like a suffocating silence in our home,” Matt said in a statement given to Fox.
“Our love and adoration for her grows as we tell her story, and we hope her work can inspire filmmakers and storytellers around the world. We thank the many generous supporters who have been so thoughtful in our time of loss. . “
HALYNA HUTCHINS ‘HUSBAND WORDS HIS DEAD WIFE AFTER DEADLY SHOOTING ON’ RUST ‘MOVIE SET
Hutchins was killed on the set of indie western “Rust” in New Mexico on October 21 after actor Alec Baldwin fired a gun during the test, which he was told was “cold”.
The film photographer was shot in the abdomen and director Joel Souza was left wounded. In the wake of the tragedy, authorities are investigating the incident and whether criminal charges are in order for any of the parties involved.
THE HALYNA HUTCHINS FAMILY RETAINS LEGAL ADVICE, WILL ANNOUNCE PROCEEDINGS ERRORY DEATH CASE
A representative of Hutchins’ family confirmed to Fox News on November 4 that Matt has retained the legal advice of Panish Shea Boyle Ravipudi with Brian Panish as lead lawyer.
Sources familiar with the situation reportedly told TMZ that the plan is to file an unlawful death case on behalf of Matt and their 9-year-old son. There will reportedly be more defendants in the case, notes outlet.
The news comes after the set’s armor master, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, made explosive claims through his lawyers that a live round was introduced in a box of dummy rounds intentionally by a dissatisfied crew member.
Talking about The show “Today”. On Wednesday, Gutierrez Reed’s lawyers, Jason Bowles and Robert Gorence, claimed that the bullets that their client loaded into the gun on the day of the shooting were taken from a box that was to contain only dummy rounds that were incapable of firing.
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But because the ammunition was left unattended from around noon. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day, they believe, the opportunity was there for a disgruntled crew member to mix a live round in the box in an attempt to sabotage the set.
“However, we do not know if the live round came from that box,” Bowles said. “We assume it did. We assume someone put the live round in the box that, if you think about it, the person who put the live round in the dummy round box should have that purpose. to sabotage sets. There’s no other reason you would do that. That you would mix the live round with the dummy rounds. “
In the morning the shooting incident several camera crew members went out due to alleged poor working conditions.
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The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department has not commented on these allegations, and no suspects have been mentioned in any criminal charges. Sheriff Adan Mendoza, however, said earlier that the focus of the investigation right now is figuring out how live rounds arrived at a set where they should not be present at all.
Fox News’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.
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