They exhume the corpse from the tomb of the musician Gaztambide and confirm that it belongs to a buried lady with pink heels

The mayor of Tudela has affirmed that work will proceed within the seek for the physique of Joaquín Gaztambide Joaquín Gaztambide died in 1870. His stays have been transferred from Madrid to Tudela in 1921. In 1951 his coffin was opened for a brand new switch and it was seen that the corpse had pink footwear

The mayor of Tudela, Alejandro Toquero, has confirmed this Tuesday that the alleged stays of Joaquín Gaztambide, housed in a distinct segment within the Municipal Cemetery of Tudela, don’t belong to the musician from Tudela.

This has been confirmed after the exhumation of the physique, carried out this morning by technicians from the Aranzadi Scientific Society of Forensic Studies, headed by its president Francisco Etxeberría. Present on the occasion was Joaquín Gaztambide, the musician’s great-grandson, who traveled to Tudela to, the place applicable, evaluate DNA samples, as reported by the City Council.

The mayor defined that “it has been confirmed that with none doubt the physique within the coffin, the place we believed Gaztambide was, belongs to a girl.” “The heels have additionally appeared, as was mentioned in 1955. Therefore, it’s not essential to do DNA assessments. There was an affordable doubt that the stays weren’t these of the musician and it has been confirmed,” he added.

The mayor has affirmed that work will proceed within the seek for the physique of Joaquín Gaztambide. “It is an advanced process however it’s an excellent debt with one of the vital essential figures that Tudela has produced”, he mentioned.

Likewise, Alejandro Toquero thanked Gaztambide’s great-grandson for his presence and he, for his half, thanked the Tudela City Council for selling this analysis work.

The stays of Joaquín Gaztambide y Garbayo, who died in 1870, arrived in Tudela in 1921, coming from a pantheon in Madrid. In Tudela they have been housed within the Garbayo chapel, household of the musician’s mom. In 1951 it was determined to maneuver him to a brand new burial ceded by town council and, upon opening the coffin, a corpse was discovered with pink footwear, which raised doubts as as to if the stays have been these of Joaquín Gaztambide or, quite the opposite, They belonged to a girl. Today the thesis that it’s a feminine physique that occupies that coffin has been confirmed.