Reports reveal that the Texas school shooting victim’s husband has died of a broken heart. Users across the internet are heartbroken to hear this news. We have broken down everything here about this unfortunate incident.
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After the unfortunate incident that left several kids and teachers dead in a Texas school, another sad news is making the headlines.
Among the victims of the Texas school shooting was a 46-year-old teacher Irma Garcia, reports claim that her husband Joe Garcia, 48 has also passed away just two days after the incident took place.
The shooting incident took place in Uvalde’s Robb elementary school on the 24th of May 2022. The incident took the lives of several young kids and their teachers. People were just trying to get over this news and we have got to hear another heartbreaking news.
Did The Texas School Victim’s Husband Really Die Of Broken Heart?
Irma Gracia was among the two teachers who fall victim to the school shooting incident that took place three days back. She taught a fourth-grade class at Robb Elementary, in Uvalde, Texas. This 4th-grade class’s teacher was affiliated with the school for more than two decades.
As revealed by the CBS news, Irma’s husband has also left this world and the reason his family has revealed is “broken heart syndrome”. Nonetheless, this is not officially confirmed that the Texas school shooting victim’s husband has died of a broken heart.
It is however confirmed by The New York Times that he has passed away following a heart attack. Irma’s cousin has also revealed that he has died of a broken heart. She confirmed the news on the GoFundMe page that has been set up to help cover Gracia’s expenses.
Austin, the one who set up the GoFundMe campaign wrote: “I truly believe Joe died of a broken heart.” It further reads, “Losing the love of his life of more than 25 years was too much to bear.”
The couple’s nephew has also taken it to Twitter to reveal the sudden demise of his aunt and uncle. Revealing the reason behind his uncle’s demise Martinez wrote, “passed away due to grief.”
As reported by KHOU-TV, Joe Gracia emotionally dropped flowers off at a cross with his wife’s name written on it. His nephew further revealed that after returning home he “pretty much just fell over.”
Can Someone Die Of A Broken Heart?
According to the Gracia family, the deceased couple was together for more than three decades and was high school sweethearts. They lived their whole life together and had four children.
The eldest child was completing boot camp with the Marines and is currently 23-year-old. The second child, who is again a son, is 19 and attends Texas State University. Followed by two daughters 15 and 13, and are a high school sophomore and a seventh-grader respectively.
Before her passing Irma wrote on the website of Robb Elementary School about what she loved the most. She wrote that she loved her husband and her four children. On her profile, she revealed that she and Joe enjoyed barbecuing, and listening to music. They also enjoyed vacationing at the nearby community of Concan; which sits along Texas’ Frio River.
Well, yes Heart Broken Syndrome is a real thing and it occurs by a surge of stress hormones. It is often referred to as heart attack but actually is broken heart syndrome.
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