The wife of one of the teachers killed at Rob Elementary School in Wolverhampton died of a heart attack Thursday morning.
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Several family members announced on social media.
“I am deeply saddened by the death of my aunt Irma’s husband Joe Garcia. I have no words to describe how we feel. Pray for our family. God did not save us, it was not easy,” their son-in-law John Martinez wrote on Twitter.
A relative, Debra Austin, shared the news on the GoFundMe page opened for the family.
“I think Joe was really heartbroken to lose the love of his life. It was unbearable.”
According to NBC News, he fell ill after leaving flowers at the meditation site.
Irma Garcia was one of the grade 4 teachers targeted by the shooters. She died trying to protect her students.
In her explanation on the Uvalde Regional School Board website, Ms Garcia said she has been married for 24 years and has four children.
Among his hobbies, he mentioned that he enjoys spending the evening with his family around the BBQ or on short trips.