Jose Amaya

Hi every one, My name is Ana Morales, Jose Amaya was my cousin and he dissapered on June 28, 2015.  He studied at Homestead Job Corporation.   He asked permission at the school to go buy  some food, but he never returned.  At 6.00 pm his parents received a call from school and they reported to the police but the police could not do anything until after 72 hours.  His family didn't wait and they decided to look for him.    Days of desesperation and without rest, no answers and no help, nobody knew about him.  After two nights of looking, on Wednesday July 01, 2015 the family without the police, decided to go around the school and look for him (a very dark area).  His brothers noticed behind the school there was a burned area and they took a closer look.  There, they found two feet.   They contacted the police.   At midnight, the police arrived and the body was discovered and removed.  The body was unrecognizible and decomposed.  His brothers could not resist to see the body.  They were crazy with grief  hoping it was not Jose.  They did not tell his parents about this.  But on Thursday evening the police  informed the family that it was Jose's body, my cousin.   We are in disbelief, his mother is in shock.
Today, early morning, the agents reveled that was it was a CRIME.     He was raped, had many stab wounds, and was still alive when buried.  He was 17 years old, he could not defend himself.      A crime is bad, but what Jose suffered was horrible. 
Jose was a peaceful young man and he was fun with his friends.  Some thought he was 'antisocial' but he was shy.  During the weekends Jose worked at the Flea Market selling ice cream to help his family.
We have to afront this situation  and pray for his soul, and for the one or those who committed this crime. 
My intention is to help his parents with the costs of the funeral.  They are people that came to this country for a better way of life and they have been working hard but they can not afford all the expenses.    A funeral is expensive and especially when it takes you by surpreise. No donation is too small, a penny, a dollar, will be a great help to them.    We do not know what happen, but this can happen to your brothers, sisters, or any member of your family.   Please, help us.   God bless you and thanks for reading this.


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Ana Morales 
Homestead, FL
Santos Amaya 
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