Texas school shooting: Husband of teacher killed at Robb Elementary dies of heart attack

UVALDE, Texas — Irma Garcia was a teacher at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, who was killed earlier this week when a gunman opened fire, killing 19 young children and two teachers.

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Garcia’s family is now dealing with another death.

Her husband Joe Garcia died of a heart attack Thursday morning, KRIV reported.

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They had been married for 24 years.

A nephew posted to Twitter said Joe Garica “passed away due to grief,” KSAT reported.

The couple leaves behind four children.

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A GoFundMe campaign started by Irma Garcia’s cousin Debra Austin, said, “I truly believe Joe died of a broken heart and losing the love of his life of more than 30 years was too much to bear.”


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