Who was Juan Calvente, the Independiente fan killed during the incidents on the Buenos Aires-La Plata highway
Juan Calvente is the Independiente fan who was murdered on Saturday afternoon in incidents that broke out on the Buenos Aires-La Plata highway between barrabravas from the Avellaneda club who went to the capital of the Province of Buenos Aires to witness the duel against San Lorenzo for the first date of the Summer Tournament and picketers who blocked the route at kilometer 14 demanding the cuts of light.
The victim was not part of the Devil’s barrabrava, relatives clarified. Father of two minor children to whom he instilled his love for the Red and with whom he used to go to the Libertadores de América stadium, I was 36 years old Y, according to your profile Facebook, I lived in Don Torcuato. His secondary studies were attended at school No. 2 Hernando Arias in Victoria, in the San Fernando district.
At the end of 2018, he became a professional chef and worked at the La Rosa Negra restaurant in San Isidro., Besides having his business of selling churros “El Tano”, that on Instagram they are promoted as “The best homemade churros of Don Torcuato”.
In his social networks he used to share images alluding to his passion for Independiente and his idol, Ricardo Bochini. Even his last post on Instagram It dates from seven weeks ago and is a selfie at the Avellaneda stadium with three other supporters. Also, he showed his work and hobby, which was cooking; and their children were part of many of the posts that Juan showed his followers.
Family and friends saw him off through Facebook, including his partner, Diana Alonso, who did not hide his pain in a photo in which they posed together: “I don’t want to believe it, please come home as usual.” Damian Felipelli, for his part, told him: “The whole family of Rojo cries for you. You will be eternal! I can not believe it!”.
For the crime of Juan Calvente, whose case is processed by the Prosecutor’s Office No. 3 of Elbio Laborde, this Sunday two suspects arrested. Both, as reported Telam, they were recorded in a video that they arrived at the area of the incidents on a motorcycle and one of them had a firearm.
The other two wounded Mario Ricardo Almada, 29 years old, and Carlos Ruiz Diaz, 32, remain stable and out of danger.
The incidents began at kilometer 14 of the Buenos Aires-La Plata highway, in Wilde, and moved to the property that Independiente has in the area., on the same route. Groups with supporters of Rojo traveled to the Estudiantes stadium to witness the match against San Lorenzo, in which their team fell 1 to 0, and unable to continue because residents of the Rancho Grande neighborhood were on the track cutting off traffic, they attacked them .
The battle included firearms, running, stones and sticks. Wounded by a gunshot to the chest, Calvente was admitted to the Wilde hospital with no vital signs and it was the club itself that confirmed his death hours later with a statement: “Independiente regrets and repudiates the murder of Juan Calvente, a fan of our club who lost his life on his way to La Plata for today’s match. We accompany his family at this time and demand prompt action and investigation from the relevant authorities.”