LGTB activist murdered in Spain

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Picture: Lambda Valencia

Fernando Lumbreras was found dead in his house at the age of 60 in Valencia, Spain. His dead body was found tied to a chair and severely beaten, according to local authorities.

Lumbreras, who was known by being the first president and founder of ‘LGTB Lambda’ organization was also a very popular and active person in his neighborhood. When the police arrived to his home, the house was in a whirl, but the door was not forced.

Miguel Angel Fernandez, friend and former Lambda coordinator spoke with ElMundo and said: “He was fighter. We are shocked by this news because Fernando was a calm and happy man who always welcomed us into his house when we didn’t have a place to make a meeting.”

LGTB community in Spain urged police to carry out a rigorous investigation and try to judge those responsible and, also, to find out if it could be a homophobic crime.

 

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