Northern Claifonira man confirmed as 1 of the 13 killed in Barcelona attack


A Northern California man, Jared Tucker, has been confirmed as one of the 13 victims in the Barcelona attack. The 43-year-old Lafayette resident was on his honeymoon when he was separated by his wife, Heidi, after he stopped to use the restroom. 

During the attack Heidi was unable to get back to him and she has been trying to locate him ever since. The U.S. Consulate has been communicating with her and she has tentatively confirmed his remains according to his family. 

Tucker's father, Dan Tucker, said that Heidi was called to the U.S. Consulate Friday morning and was shown photos of his body. She tentatively identified his remains and was at the morgue.

The family is planning a memorial service at a Mormon church in Walnut Creek.Jared is survived by three teenage daughters, his mother and father, and three sisters.

A spokesperson for the Jared and Heidi Nunes Tucker family issued a statement: "At present Jared's wife Heidi is not issuing a statement and will issue a formal statement tomorrow. For now, she asks that the community and media hold their family up in prayer and asks for the privacy during this difficult time."


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