The best-selling author first acknowledged Vielma's death directly after the nightclub shooting, once she learned he had worked at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
In a handwritten note accompanying a floral wreath, Rowling's penned the heartbreaking message: "To Luis, who died for love. You will never be forgotten."
I swear JK Rowling is the sweetest human on the planet. pic.twitter.com/OY455s2632— Saint Mac Tonight (@Narlstrom) June 18, 2016
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