Kevin Jhostyn Regalado, 21, was walking October 19 to a meetinghouse in Cali, Colombia, where he taught early-morning seminary when he was robbed and mortally wounded. The crime remains under investigation.
Brother Regalado, a member of the Cristobal Colon Ward, San Fernando Cali Colombia Stake, was well-loved in the local Mormon community because of his stellar example, big smile, and service to others. He was called to teach seminary after returning from a two-year mission to Resistencia, Argentina. He was studying engineering, played the piano, sang in the Church choir, and played drums in a band he formed with fellow members. He also worked in his family’s cabinet shop.
Elder Carlos Godoy, President of the South America Northwest Area, said the slaying of the young man left him and many others shocked and saddened.
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