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Ignacio Echeverría, ‘skateboard hero’ of London attack, mourned by family, skateboarding community

  • According to the BBC, Ignacio Echeverría, a 39-year-old skater from Madrid, was slain while attempting to save a woman’s life at Borough Market during the London terror attack on Saturday that left at least 8 dead. His death was confirmed on Tuesday by his siblings.
  • “My brother Ignacio tried to stop the terrorists and lost his life trying to save others. We love you and we’ll never forget you,” Echeverría’s sister, Isabel, said on Facebook. “Our heart is with our uncles and aunts and cousins, Guillermo Gonzalez Arnau, Javi and Guille and all the friends and family who have lost my brother.” Read more (6/8/17)