Santiago de Compostela (EFE).- Several hundred people have observed a minute of silence this noon at the entrance to the O Muiño campsite, in the town of Oia in Pontevedra, and have shown their rejection of the sexist crime of Ana Vanesa SP, that she was shot dead yesterday by her ex-partner, a civil guard who took his own life after fleeing.
The neighbors, dismayed at this terrible crime, have placed flowers at the entrance to the camping facilities, where Ana Vanesa worked and was murdered, and have shown their pain and indignation at what happened.
In the town, the flags have been flying at half mast since yesterday. The acting mayor of Oia, Cristina Correa, has said that “unfortunately these cases happen much more regularly than anyone would like.”
“We never expected to pass here, in a peaceful council”, he said.
Correa announced yesterday that three days of official mourning would be decreed and that municipal activities scheduled for this day would be suspended.
“A good worker”
The director of the campsite, Beatriz González, has pointed out to the media that it is something “very sad and hard to face”, as well as “totally unexpected”.
Regarding Ana Vanesa, she pointed out that she was “a good worker”, “very self-sacrificing” and that she always had “a smile” and “sense of humor”.
The murderer had a 300-meter restraining order in force and a ban on communicating with the victim, in addition to several previous complaints of sexist violence.
If confirmed as a case of sexist violence, the number of women murdered by their partners or ex-partners so far this year would rise to 21 and 1,025 since 2003, when records began.
016 attends to all victims of sexist violence 24 hours a day and in 52 different languages, as well as by mail (email protected); Attention is also provided through WhatsApp through the number 600000016, and minors can contact the Fundación ANAR telephone number 900 20 20 10.
In an emergency situation, you can call 112 or the phones of the National Police (091) and the Civil Guard (062) and if you cannot call, you can use the ALERTCOPS application, from which a message is sent. alert signal to the Police with geolocation. EFE