The 13 bodies were rescued by firefighters from the first floor of the Fonda Milagros nightclub. Four of them were in the toilets, where they had to flee trying to take refuge from the fire; seven were in the hallway of a booth and the remaining two were in the rubble of the toilet area. Six of the victims had been identified yesterday through fingerprintspending corroboration, through dna tests, that the identity of the remaining deceased corresponds to the seven people who were in the premises and who have been reported missing by their relatives. These would be the 13 victims.
The young man, originally from Chinandega (Nicaragua), was celebrating his 30th birthday along with his partner Orfilia, 27 years old, also Nicaraguan, born in Santa Rosa del Peñón- and other friends and family. They were in box 18 on the first floor of Fonda Milagros, which they had reserved for the occasion and from where they could see the dance floor. Eric, father of a seven year old girlhad emigrated to Spain following in his mother’s footsteps in 2018 and worked as a Coca-Cola delivery driver.
The mother and stepbrother of the birthday boy, aged 62 and 39. They had accompanied Sergio to continue the party in Murcia after dining at a restaurant specializing in Latin food in Puente Tocinos that has the same name as the burned nightclub: Fonda Milagros. Martha had more than two decades residing in Spain. “They tell me that only Sergio’s body has been identified, they need to identify Martha’s, Erick’s and Orfilia Blandón’s, who was my grandson Erick’s partner, all four of them died in that fire,” said Carlos Hernández. , father of Martha and grandfather of Sergio and Erick, to the Nicaraguan environment 100noticias.com. Hernández, who had not seen his grandchildren since they left for Spain six years ago, asked for help to repatriate the bodies: “Here in the cemetery of Chinandega “I have a place where all my family is, and I want to have them all here.”
Tania, 49 years old and also originally from Chinandega, was close to Erick’s family, so she was among those invited to his 30th birthday party. She was accompanied by her partner, John, born in Ecuador and who was known in the group by the nickname The dead. Tania had been living in Spain for 17 years and worked as domestic worker in Murcia. John, father of several children according to his acquaintances although the exact number has not been revealed, worked as Albañil in construction and shared a love of soccer with the birthday boy. Years ago they had competed together in amateur championships.
Erick’s friends were with him in the Fonda Milagrosa booth. His mother was looking for Yosi Esteban, a 34-year-old Colombian, around the nightclub in the hours after the fire. I do. who worked in a Seniors residence, He had moved to Spain a few months ago to be with his mother, who emigrated in 2021. Rafael Miranda, a 37-year-old Ecuadorian, was also looking for by his brother and father early on Sunday. He had been in Spain for two decades and was employed in a sewage factory.