The widow of the doorman who died after allegedly assaulting former TOWIE star Elliott Wright’s Spanish restaurant claims he called her to say he was worried about the number of drunk customers there.
Romina Acuna says she received the call from her Venezuelan-born husband, Jose Rafael Pisani Pardo, 55, on Saturday night just half an hour before he suffered devastating head injuries that led to his death in hospital the next day.
Revealing Jose’s tragic last call, Romina told Sur, “He said he’d be home soon.
I told him I wanted him to come as soon as possible. But he never returned.
Meanwhile, Elliot, a father of three, shared a heartfelt tribute to his late employee on social media and confirmed that he’s temporarily closed Olivia’s La Cala restaurant.
I was so saddened by the loss of Jose – he was a dear friend and colleague. The former reality star said the whole team is grieving for an amazing human being and I support them… this is going to take a long time to get over.
Elliott added that the pub was vandalized in the days following Jose’s death, which he said left him “in complete disbelief”.
A 32-year-old British man was arrested on Tuesday in the upscale Costa del Sol resort in Marbella over his death.
Newly married Romina Acuna (R) talks about her concerns about the safety of working at Oliva’s nightclub after the tragic murder of her doorman husband Jose Pisani (L)
Widow Romina with her late husband Jose Pisani Pardo on their wedding day in Vegas
Olivia’s owner Elliot Wright at La Cala (R) shares a heartfelt tribute to Jose on social media (L)
Elliott added that the pub was vandalized in the days after Jose’s death, which he said left him “in total disbelief.”
Chilean-born Italian Romina was 23 years younger than her partner, whom she married in a glamorous ceremony in Las Vegas five months earlier.
She told the respected Sur Al Malaga newspaper today that the couple were planning to start a family and wanted to set up a new company in the Canary Islands to sell sports nutritional supplements.
She also revealed that he was “scared” because there were a lot of drunk customers and responded by telling him to be careful.
Romina said he was planning to quit his job as a janitor after the summer, and added, “He never liked working at night, but it paid well in the summer, and he could earn €150 a night like a weekend.”
On Tuesday, police released footage showing heavily armed officers escorting the arrested British man to a waiting car in handcuffs.
It has not been named and has so far been recognized only by its initials – HGJS.
A Civil Guard spokesperson said: ‘In relation to the death of a person following an assault, the Civil Guard of Mijas with the support of the GAR unit, has arrested the alleged author in Marbella.
He is a British citizen who has been on the run since the incident.
“He was arrested on suspicion of causing the death of the person who lost his life following the incident that occurred in a restaurant in La Cala de Mijas.”
Late Monday, informed sources confirmed that police were pursuing a British man. Amid unconfirmed reports, Jose, a bodybuilder and personal trainer as well as a doorman at the famous Elliott’s La Cala restaurant, was pushed or beaten and lost his balance while trying to get out. to restore calm.
Dad of three Elliot closed his La Cala de Mijas resort restaurant for two days on Monday and admitted in a statement released on Olivia’s Instagram: “Our hearts are broken and we are closing the restaurant today and tomorrow out of respect. .
“We support our staff and family as we await news of further investigations.”
The dead man was a proud father of two adult children believed to be from a previous relationship.
The police officers took away the unidentified man in handcuffs
The restaurant issued a statement on Instagram today honoring Mr. Bardot
José Rafael Pisano Pardo (pictured left) lost consciousness and was evacuated in serious condition to a hospital in Malaga, Spain, where he was admitted to intensive care.
Romina Acuna called her new fitness fanatic husband the “love of my life” in an emotional social media post after they got married and posed for photos before riding in a white limousine.
She moved to Mijas on the Costa del Sol at the start of 2021 from her previous base in Barcelona and the couple enjoyed a holiday together in Chile before tying the knot.
Officers took surveillance footage from Elliot’s Restaurant, which was damaged in an arson attack two years ago and targeted by spray-paint vandals Monday night, after interviewing employees the day Jose died in hospital.
He was admitted to the intensive care unit of Malaga University Regional Hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning.
He’s been working as a janitor at La Cala in Olivia for the past two years.
The results of the autopsy believed to have taken place on Monday were not released and are not expected to be made official but have instead been sent to the magistrate who is presiding over an ongoing judicial inquiry into Jose’s death.
Local reports say the doorman hit his head on the corner of a table while trying to intervene in an altercation.
But informed sources said he hit the back of his head directly on the floor and not on a table, saying he got off while trying to get a rowdy customer out.
One said: ‘Local reports speak of a group of people fighting but it was between two people.
The doorman came down trying to get one of the two men out.
Diario Sur reported today that CCTV footage obtained by the police showed a man punching José after he broke free from him after he tried to restrain him after violence broke out in the restaurant.