Giovanni Lopez Death – Dead : Giovanni Lopez Obituary : BEATEN to death by police for not wearing a face mask.
Giovanni Lopez has died after being beaten to death by police for not wearing a face mask, according to a statement posted online on June. 4, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Riots have broken out in Guadalajara, Mexico after 30-year-old Giovanni Lopez was murdered in police custody. He had been violently arrested for not wearing a face mask.
— Jerome Roos (@JeromeRoos) June 5, 2020
Police officers murdered #GiovanniLópez, a 30-year-old bricklayer, on 4 May near Guadalajara,Mx. He was picked up for not wearing a mask but the pigs beat, shot & tortured him before he died. The people have taken to the streets in Guadalajara. #ACAB!! pic.twitter.com/XYs5MtpatH
— Voices in Movement (@VIM_Media) June 5, 2020
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
On May 4th, in Jalisco, Mexico, Giovanni Lopez, a 30 year old bricklayer was detained by municipal police officers in the town of Ixtlahuacán de Los Membrillos near Guadalajara. The detainment was due to not wearing a mask.
Video footage shows Mr.Lopez being beaten and forced into the police vehicle by officers toting assault rifles as bystanders pleaded for his release.
His family later went to the police station in search of Mr. Lopez, where they were told that he had been transferred to the local hospital.
At the hospital they found out that Mr. Lopez had died.
The autopsy later found that his death was caused by blunt trauma to the head.