Enrique Rodríguez Galindo

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Enrique Rodríguez Galindo
Birth nameEnrique Rodríguez Galindo
Born(1939-02-05)5 February 1939
Granada, Spain
Died13 February 2021(2021-02-13) (aged 82)
Zaragoza, Spain
AllegianceKingdom of Spain
Service/branchSpanish Civil Guard
Years of service1958-2002
RankLieutenant (1965-1971)
Captain (1971-1980)
Commanding officer (1980-1988)
Lieutenant colonel (1988-1992)
Colonel (1992-1995)
Brigadier general (1995-2002)
AwardsCross of Naval Merit
Order of Civil Merit
Royal and Military Order of Saint Hermenegild
Cross of Military Merit

Enrique Rodríguez Galindo (5 February 1939 – 13 February 2021) was a Spanish brigadier general of the Civil Guard. He was sentenced to 71 years in prison in 2000 for the kidnapping and murder of the alleged ETA members José Antonio Lasa and José Ignacio Zabala in the Antiterrorist Liberation Groups case.

On 2 February 2021, Rodríguez Galindo was hospitalized with COVID-19.[1] He died on 13 February 2021 in Zaragoza during the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "El ex general Rodríguez Galindo, condenado por los GAL, en estado grave en la UCI por coronavirus". El Mundo. 2 February 2021.
  2. "Muere el exgeneral de la Guardia Civil Enrique Rodríguez Galindo, condenado por los GAL". El País. 13 February 2021.