Husband of teacher killed during Texas school shooting dies of heart attack
Joe Garcia, the husband of fourth-grade teacher Joe Garcia who was one of the victims of the shootout in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas
On Tuesday, reportedly died of a heart attack two days after her killing.
Joe Garcia, 50, had dropped off flowers at his wife's memorial on Thursday morning, a report by the New York Times said.
Speaking to the NYT on Thursday, he (Joe) “pretty much just fell over” after returning home and died of a heart attack, his nephew John Martinez said.
Irma Garcia had been a teacher at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde for 23 years.
She was among the second teacher and 19 students who were killed in a shootout at the school carried out by 18-year-old Salvador Ramos.
Garcia had four children with her husband Joe and they had been married for 24 years.