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Description

Born in: Canarias
Age: 27
Offspring: 1
Marital status: Married
Job: Armed Police Agent
Date of the attack: 13/10/1978
Place of the attack: Bilbo
Weapon: Subfusil
Killed by: ETA

Description

Three officers, including the victim, were in a jeep on their way to the hospital, where they were due to take over from another unit who were guarding a prisoner. During the journey, they were ambushed by between six and eight ETA members. The terrorists opened fire on them from three different points, firing nearly twenty shots. Elías García and Ramón Muiño were killed instantly and José Benito died 12 days later.