The half-brother of Norway's Princess Mette-Marit was one of the
93 people killed during Friday’s attacks in Norway, according
to a statement released today from the Norwegian Royal Family.
Berntsen, 51, was an off-duty police officer working security at the
Labour Party youth camp on Utoya when gunman, Anders Breivik, opened
Bernsten was able to save his 10-year-old son by
pushing him into cover. Moments later, the father was fatally shot by
"The 32-year-old gunman did not hesitate for one second
in his murderous enterprise, and killed the unarmed police officer," a
witness told Norway's Verdens Gang paper.
was revealed today when a spokeswoman made an announcement on behalf of
the Royal Family.?
Bernsten was the son the of Princess
Mette-Marit's late stepfather.??
A complete list of victims’
identities has yet to be released, and police are still looking for
victims in what has become an ongoing two-day search effort.