Luciano Huergawho was mayor of Benavente (Zamora), died this Saturday at the age of 44 at the Virgen de la Concha Hospital in the provincial capital, where he had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit for two weeks due to an illness.
Huerga’s death has been reported by himself. Benavente Town Hallwho has conveyed his condolences to family and friends.
Luciano Huerga was mayor of Benavente, the second largest municipality in Zamora, between 2015 and 2023after taking office in a municipal coalition government between PSOE and IU, which he revalidated four years later for a second term until this year when the PP and Vox pact after the May elections removed him from the Mayor’s Office and since then he was the socialist municipal spokesperson.
Also after the May elections he was elected provincial deputy and assumed the spokesperson of the socialist group in the Zamora Provincial Council during the current mandate.
The Benavente City Council and the Zamora Provincial Council have decreed official mourning for three daysa period during which the flags will fly at half-mast.