Born in: Euskadi
Age: 25
Offspring: 1
Marital status: Single
Job: Carpenter
Date of the attack: 02/11/1978
Place of the attack: Gernika-Lumo
Guilties: José María Sagarduy Moja, José Antonio Echevarri Ayesta, Juan Carlos Gorrindo Echeandía, Enrique Aguirre Echeita
Weapon: Gun
Killed by: ETA


Juan Cruz Hurtado Fernández was with his girlfriend at the Azul Bar in Guernica when several individuals entered with their faces covered. Without a word, they shot Juan several times, killing him and wounding his girlfriend who had to receive medical assistance.


Members of ETA had been watching the victim’s movements for several weeks and had studied his habits with a view to assassinating him.