Wed. Sep 18th, 2019

Reports: El Paso man who just buried his wife that died in mass shooting has his car stolen

Hours after an El Paso man buried his wife, who died in a mass shooting when a gunman opened fire at a Walmart, Antonio Basco was hit with another blow. After hundreds of strangers showed up to pay their respects to 63-year-old Margie Reckard at his request, someone stole and damaged Basco’s vehicle, KVIA-TV reported.His car, which had recently been serviced, was towed back to his home Sunday.The car dealership where Basco’s car had recently been serviced told the TV station that it planned to help him get a replacement car.Reckard’s funeral service was at capacity with 400 mourners. Outside, another 700 waited in nearly 100-degree heat to pay their respects, according to funeral organizers.Strangers from as far away as Japan and New Zealand sent flowers, which lined the outside of the church and the front of the alter.More than 1,000 people have donated to a GoFundMe campaign to help Basco with expenses, raising more than $35,000 as of Sunday afternoon.

EL PASO, Texas —

Hours after an El Paso man buried his wife, who died in a mass shooting when a gunman opened fire at a Walmart, Antonio Basco was hit with another blow.

After hundreds of strangers showed up to pay their respects to 63-year-old Margie Reckard at his request, someone stole and damaged Basco’s vehicle, KVIA-TV reported.

His car, which had recently been serviced, was towed back to his home Sunday.

The car dealership where Basco’s car had recently been serviced told the TV station that it planned to help him get a replacement car.

Reckard’s funeral service was at capacity with 400 mourners. Outside, another 700 waited in nearly 100-degree heat to pay their respects, according to funeral organizers.

Strangers from as far away as Japan and New Zealand sent flowers, which lined the outside of the church and the front of the alter.

More than 1,000 people have donated to a GoFundMe campaign to help Basco with expenses, rais

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