Leo’s mom, the boy who was killed by his father Argentine in Barcelona, sent a letter to elDiario.es to make it public, before learning of the death of his ex Martin Ezequiel Álvarez Giaccio
“I am the mother of Leo, the two-year-old boy who was murdered by his father at the Hotel Concòrdia in Barcelona on the night of August 24, 2021,” began the woman whose identity is kept in reserve.
“Since that day I have felt extremely deep pain, more than anyone can imagine, in addition to the trauma I have suffered. Despite that, I have also felt the human warmth, the support, the implication and I have been supported by multiple people, professionals and institutions “
“I will not give up until justice is done for my son and myself, I will hold out until the end. I fully trust in justice to find my son’s murderer wherever he is and to be able to follow the judicial process and to be able to do my grief“says Leo’s mother without calling her ex’s name.
“All families will be able to understand the immense love for a child and the terribleness of his loss. That is why I want to dedicate a few words of thanks to all the people who have collaborated in the search, in all the support that contributes to my emotional state, I send you all my affection and I ask you to continue persevering, helping as much as possible so that the author of this crime is found“
“I am in a complex security situation, so I ask for the utmost respect for the investigation and for protect my integrity. When I can, I will attend to all the necessary questions but now I need a space for myself, “she wrote when the accused was alive and it was feared that it was because of her.
“I know that there are many people who have sent messages of affection and support in these difficult times. I thank you from the bottom of my heart, especially to all those mothers who have also suffered the immense pain of vicarious violence “, continues to refer to what in Argentina is called linked femicide, that is to say, to kill what is most dear to a woman in order to harm her.
“When I regain my strength, I will join you to achieve a fairer world in which women and children also we can live in peace and freedom“, the mother finished.