Desiree Zolotas

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: German medical secretary who was hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for a week after suffering from severe head injuries in a twin vehicle attack in the Catalan capital of Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils when a 22-year-old Moroccan jihadist drove a van through crowds of tourists on Spain's most famous Las Ramblas boulevard on August 17, 2017 killing 14 people and also injuring 120 others including her two children Michalis and Danae Zolotas in an attack that was claimed by the Islamic State group before the van driver fled the scene on foot, then stabbed another man to death in a carjacking to make his getaway, in which it it became the deadliest terrorist attack in Spain for more than 13 years since the 2004 Madrid train bombings.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in the terrorist attack

 

Born: June 14, 1966

 

Died: August 27, 2017

 

Location: Barcelona, Spain