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Born in: Euskadi
Age: 63
Offspring: 0
Marital status: Widower
Job: Retired Deputy Commissioner of the National Police
Date of the attack: 01/03/1984
Place of the attack: Gasteiz
Guilties: Juan Carlos Arruti Azpitarte, Carlos Torrecilla Parra, Javier Arizkuren Ruiz
Weapon: Pistola
Killed by: ETA

Description

The murderers of Pedro Ortiz de Urbina Garayalde, a retired deputy police commissioner, had planned his assassination down to the last detail. They stole a car, leaving the owner in the back seat; they tied up the concierge of the building where Ortiz de Urbina lived in Vitoria and forced his wife to knock on the door of the deputy commissioner’s house to make sure he would open the door. When he did, they shot him dead without saying a word. He was hit once in the chest and once in the head. He fell dead on the doorstep, where four shell casings were later found. Pedro Ortiz de Urbina was 63 years old and was from the town of Gamarra Mayor on the outskirts of Vitoria. He had been widowed three years before and had no children.