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'My dad doesn't hurt anymore', the message of the girl with down syndrome after the murder of her dad


Viqui sent an audio after learning of the death of his father in a robbery. In Pilar they knew him as 'el gallego' and he was collecting money for his daughter's 15th birthday.

03/03/2021 18:57

  • Clarí

  • Zonal

Updated 03/03/2021 18:57

The sad news of the murder of Juan Manuel García, a renowned kiosk in Villa Rosa, Pilar, hit the community hard.


signs of pain, affection and affection

towards the merchant multiply after the case of insecurity.

But the

voice message his daughter sent

was another blow to the hearts of those who knew him.

After the crime, it was learned that the "Galician", as everyone knew him in Pilar, collected money every day to celebrate the party of 15 for his daughter, who has Down Syndrome.

"This Wednesday, the girl's mother told her that her father is not here, and she sent me an audio saying: '

Rosi, my daddy went with Jesus to heaven. Nothing hurts him anymore, he's fine,

'" she said. Rosalía Herrera, comadre of Juan Manuel García.

In social networks, Rosalía also asked that the march that they will carry out today to demand justice be carried out in peace, with respect and "without breaking anything."

The sidewalk of the kiosk is the point chosen by

family, friends and relatives


honor his memory and pay tribute to the



who, in the early hours of Sunday, was shot in the abdomen by a criminal who robbed his shop.

They all approach the intersection of Route 25 (which in this section bears the name of Avenida Dr. Honorio Pueyrredón) with Calle Moreno. 

The blinds of the kiosk that knew how to remain open 24 hours a day are down.

In Villa Rosa there is only one request: "

Justice for the Galician



Villa Rosa residents came to García's kiosk to leave posters, photos and flowers for him.

"We will miss you", "forever", "wherever you are, I will always carry you in my heart and mind", "take your madness and joy to heaven", "always in my heart, Galle", " take care of us from up there "and" I will remember you as the madman you always were "are

some of the messages

that his loved ones left him at the door of the kiosk that he sustained for so long and with a lot of effort.

Bouquets of flowers


photos of his face and drawings

on white sheets also surround the entrance to the premises and hide, with the sentiment on the


, the

heartbreaking "closed due to grief" sign


The tears of children and adults, and the lament of those who shared even a moment with García daily are also a constant.


We lost a great friend from all of Villa Rosa

. Every time we saw each other, he told me to take care of me. God have him in glory," exclaimed Horacio Martínez, a resident of the town.

And Carlos Morales added: "He

was a great human being

. He was loved very much in the neighborhood. Hopefully justice will be done."


As soon as the murder of the Gallego was known, his place began to receive posters calling for justice.

The postcards went viral on social networks.

In this context,

today the 20

 family and friends of García

will march through the streets

 to ask for the clarification of the case.

The mobilization will begin from the Gallego kiosk, who at the time of his murder was

working hard to raise funds and thus be able to celebrate his daughter, Victoria's 15th birthday


It should be noted that in the last hours the images of the moment in which the Pilarense kiosk was assaulted and shot by

the criminal

who is

still a fugitive were released


In the aforementioned video you can also see the face of the murderer, who would have acted with the support of

at least one accomplice


The crime of the worker is investigated by the

decentralized UFI No. 1 of Pilar

, in charge of Raúl Casal.

The event was labeled "homicide criminis causa."

Look also

Video: this is how they killed the kiosk who collected money to fulfill his daughter's dream of the 15-year-old party

He collected money to fulfill his daughter's dream of 15 and they killed him in a robbery

Source: clarin

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