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Wilson Palacios' Grief

Former Wigan Athletic player Wilson Palacios, now at Spurs, has received the sad news that police in Honduras believe they have recovered the body of his 16 year old brother Edwin who was kidnapped back in October 2007

It was well documented during his time at the Latics that Wilson was troubled about the fate of his brother and that ransom fees had been paid on a regular basis to a gang of kidnappers who had targeted Edwin

After receiving information from one of the convicted gang members police recovered the body of a young man from an area 250 kilometres north of the Honduran capital and though no official identification or confirmation has yet been made it is believed to be that of Wilsons young brother Edwin.

Vital Wigan sends their condolences to Wilson and his family at this tragic time, we were hoping for a better outcome sadly that`s not been the case.




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The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 9 2009

Time: 10:21AM

Your Comments

Condolances from all at Vital Latics
worbo
This is really sad news.
avantsweater
Wow this is terrible news !!!!
ZAKKY
show some respect zakky
yid147
He is yid147, Wilson was very,very popular here as you know and we followed his famlies plight from the day he signed for us and we discussed his brother many times on the forum, we were aware of certain strides that were being made by the club and we all hoped for a better outcome than this, Zakky is showing his shock at the outcome nothing more.
worbo
aww so sorry to hear this thoughts are with you wilson and family :(
bubsy22spur
What a terrible end to the investigation. This is a real shock. May Wilson be given all the time and support he needs.
Hendrikus
While he was missing I think we all had hope he'd be found ok, this is such a terrible tragedy. Our thoughts are with Wilson and his family at this time...god bless.
MKYid
Can't believe that this has happened, especially to a boy no older than 16, for God's sake! My thoughts are with the Palacios family at this time, but I can't help feeling angered about this.
Othello
Wilson we love you as a spurs player and also because you come from a very hard working back ground and for this i've always respected you hugely. Please can i pass on my heart felt condolences to you and your family at these terrible times you are going through. You have our support. From all supporters of THFC and I'm sure all Supporters of Wigan AFC. God Bless you my Friend!
welshyido
Thanks for your comments Worbo which are correct, I feel extreamly sorry for Wilson and his family
ZAKKY
 

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