A memorial to journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward outside the offices of  WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia.  Photograph: Chris Keane

It’s 56 seconds long, a video of two murders being executed with the intention of having the maximum public exposure. The killing of two journalists (...)

Virginia residents pay their respects at a makeshift memorial for reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Two journalists who were killed during a live TV report in Virginia were both shot in the head. Reporter Alison Parker (24) and cameraman Adam Ward (2(...)

WDBJ weatherman Leo (centre) at the makeshift memorial with members of the crew at the studios in Roanoke, Virginia. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Colleagues of the two American journalists killed live on air on Wednesday held a moment’s silence to remember their co-workers a day after the kil(...)

Vester Lee Flanagan, who was known on-air as Bryce Williams,  shot himself after  shooting dead  Alison Parker, a WDBJ reporter, and Adam Ward, a WDBJ photographer,   in Virginia on Wednesday  while they were  conducting a live interview. Photograph: REUTERS/WDBJ7/ Handout via Reuters

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The car of suspected gunman Vester L. Flanagan, also known as Bryce Williams, is seen off Highway I-66 in Fauquier County, Virginia on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Alison Parker, morning reporter WDBJ7 Alison Parker was a rising star at the Virginia station where she first began her career as an intern. The WDBJ(...)

Vester Lee Flanagan, who was known on-air as Bryce Williams, is shown in this handout photo from TV station WDBJ7. Photograph: Reuters/WDBJ7

A man who shot dead a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast in the US told authorities afterwards he was a “human powder keg...just w(...)

Alison Parker and Adam Ward were shot and killed in Virginia on Wednesday morning while conducting a live interview. Photograph: Reuters 0:21

A disgruntled former employee of a local TV station in the US state of Virginia shot and killed a reporter and cameraman live on air and posting video(...)

A getaway car of suspected gunman Vester L Flanagan is towed away  on highway I-66 in Fauquier County, Virginia, August 26th, 2015. Two television journalists were shot and killed in Virginia on Wednesday in an attack during a live early-morning broadcast, and authorities said the suspected gunman Flanagan was a former employee of the TV station. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters 0:21

Vester Flanagan, the man suspected of shooting two US TV journalists dead during a broadcast and who later fatally shot himself, was a former employee(...)

Vester Lee Flanagan, who was known on-air as Bryce Williams, is shown in this handout photo from TV station WDBJ7. Handout via Reuters 0:21

A man described as a disgruntled former employee of a Virginia television station shot and killed two of the station’s journalists Wednesday morning, (...)

Television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, who died in the incident 0:21

The suspect in the on-air shooting of two Virginia television journalists was pronounced dead at a hospital at about 1.30pm local time on Wednesday, V(...)