The Mothers March in Estelí on May 30, 2018, was attacked by police and paramilitaries. Half a block from the Domingo Gadea plaza, Cruz Alberto Obregón was hit by several bullets. His companions took him by motorcycle to a Red Cross post and from there to the Adventist Hospital, where he died at 8:20 in the evening. According to findings of the Forensic Examiner’s Office, Obregón was wounded in the thorax by several shotgun blasts.
“Él iba consciente y les decía a los muchachos que lo acompañaban que no lo dejaran solo, que no lo dejaran morir. La sangre lo asfixiaba y decía que no podía respirar”