The two dramatic months of Antonio, the daddy of the youngsters murdered by their grandfather in Hutor Tjar (Granada) | EUROtoday

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On Friday, May 17, two days earlier than essentially the most tragic day he has identified Hutor Tjar (Granada), the scholars of IES Amrico Castro They celebrated the standard Asparagus Race. Guillermo, nonetheless with a leg in a forged from the latest accident that the household had suffered, participated in a wheelchair, pushed by his classmates. His grandfather If -They name him Pepe here- he accompanied him very intently on a bicycle.

Fernando Delgadothe mayor of the city -about 10,000 inhabitants-, recollects the picture to point out that the grandfather's relationship with the youngsters was good, to say that there was no indication that made them suspect that Pepe was locked up final Sunday afternoon/evening. in his home along with his two grandchildren armed with a shotgun and that he would get up on Monday committing suicide after having taken the lives of the 2 kids: Guillermo, 12 years previous, and Pablo, 10 years previous. He cherished his grandchildren, he went in all places with them, it was the one factor he had left. He needed to get one thing into his head as a result of he has no rationalization, says Delgado.

When the mayor of Hutor Tjar and the remainder of the neighbors are requested what has occurred? They all begin the story two months in the past, on March 19, Father's Day. Guillermo, the eldest son, studied piano on the Loja conservatory and grandfather Pepe took him by automobile that afternoon to the neighboring city, 12 kilometers away. The grandmother was touring within the passenger seat. Josephand behind, the 2 kids and their mom, Mara Jos. He was often the daddy of the little ones, Antoniowho was taking them, however that day he was within the hospital in Granada along with his sick mom.

A person kills his two grandchildren, ages 10 and 12, and commits suicide in Hutor Tjar, Granada.

The native press collected the photographs of the intense accident they suffered at kilometer 6 of the GR-4407. Pepe fainted behind the wheel and the car left the highway and collided with a concrete wall. Neighbors say that the injured have been taken to the identical hospital in Granada the place Antonio took care of his mom, so he knew firsthand that his spouse had died. A couple of days later, grandmother Josefa would additionally die. The kids, Guillermo and Pablo, required per week of admission to the ICU attributable to head trauma and severe fractures of their extremities.

He Grandpa Pepe, after three or 4 weeks in hospital, survived the accident, however couldn’t overcomeHis countrymen recount one after one other, the loss of life of his spouse and his solely daughter, María José, 46 years previous, who had labored on the Hutor Tjar City Hall and was now doing so on the Loja Employment Fair. Pepe blamed himself for the accident. He stated: 'I’ve killed my spouse and my daughter, I’m the responsible one, I don't wish to stay.' And I instructed him: 'Pepe, you’re very sturdy, you have got been very sturdy along with your spouse and you will be sturdy now in your grandchildren,' says certainly one of his neighbors, in reference to the fortitude with which Pepe confronted breast most cancers. that his spouse was identified with, from which he was recovering once they hit that wall.

He felt responsible for the accident and for having killed his spouse and daughter, the mayor endorsed the torment he suffered. He was in psychological therapy, as we speak [el lunes] I had an appointment with the physician. We knew it was very dangerous, however up up to now…

Al father of the youngsters, Antonio, who works as an administrator at Amrico Castro, the institute the place his eldest son additionally studied, the neighbors keep in mind him the morning of the occasions on a nook of Alfredo Nobel Street, wrapped in a blanket and accompanied by members of the family, just a few meters from the quantity 4, the place the Civil Guard tried to mediate in order that Pepe would launch the searching shotgun and let the youngsters out. It is a constructing with a floor ground and two flooring: one occupied by Pepe and his spouse, the opposite by his daughter, Antonio, and the youngsters.

Tragedy in the course of native festivals

On Sunday, May 19, the city was celebrating the penultimate day of the San Isidro festivities, the saint had been taken out in a procession and there was a competition. Dolores, who lives close to the scene of the incident, was returning residence round 1 / 4 to at least one within the morning. I discovered many guards [civiles] right here within the nook. And there have been ambulances there, he says in entrance of the home the place Pepe barricaded himself along with his grandchildren and pointing to every nook. My son instructed me: 'Pepe has locked himself in with the youngsters and I heard pictures, growth growth.'

In the reconstruction that the neighbors make of Pepe's final actions earlier than closing the door of the home and reaching for the shotgun there’s nothing anomalous both. The kids have been seen on the events and late within the afternoon taking part in ball within the small sq. in entrance of their home accompanied by their grandfather. It shouldn’t be identified what occurred between that second and 9:45 p.m., when Antonio dialed 112. The father known as the authorities to inform him that Pepe had the youngsters and that he wouldn’t allow them to exit, says Dolores, a narrative that’s endorsed by the mayor.

We mobilized the Local Police, psychologists, social companies, a Civil Guard crew from Madrid got here… We did every part attainable to persuade him, to see if every part might have a contented final result, particulars the means deployed Fernando Delgado, which has declared three days of mourning within the city. To the San Isidro college, the place the youngest studied, and to the oldest's institute, he provides, 4 psychologists have been despatched to help the scholars.

The negotiation between the mediators who arrived from Madrid and Pepe ended round 5:00 a.m. when the person instructed them that he was going to relaxation as a result of he had nothing to arrange the youngsters for varsity. After eight within the morning, when the brokers noticed that Guillermo and Pablo weren’t popping out the door with their backpacks, they determined to intervene. They entered and the shot with which Pepe ended his life was heard. The kids have been in two totally different rooms, one injured by a gunshot and the opposite with out obvious indicators of violence, it’s assumed that he was suffocated.

A humble, hard-working household, good individuals, good neighbors, educated, charming, individuals who you don't anticipate to alter their lives like that in two months, says the mayor, who explains that Pepe, now retired, made a dwelling with a truck with which he transported sand for development.

We have the love of all of Spain, as a result of this tragedy has reached all Spaniards, Delgado consoled his neighbors within the minute of silence celebrated yesterday. Many dried their tears and remembered the survivor, Antonio, who needed to be sedated after studying the end result. He misplaced his spouse, shortly after his mom and now they’ve killed his kids.