Coworkers are attempting to boost cash for a Fallbrook mom of 4 stabbed and killed final week in Vista final week.
“She was simply so good and hard-working. Her giggle actually made you giggle.”
That’s how coworker Megan Harmon described Mayra Mejia Jimenez after working with Jimenez at Major Road Café in Vista.
The sufferer was discovered on the scene with indicators of trauma to her higher torso and paramedics took her to a hospital, the place she was later pronounced lifeless.
Jimenez’s official job title was busser, however she was the most well-liked worker on the restaurant.
“She did every little thing from dishwashing to bussing tables to serving to us anyway we would have liked with our tables,” Harmon stated.
Final Wednesday, San Diego County Sheriff’s Division investigators discovered Jimenez with chest wounds in entrance of a shopping mall on south Santa Fe Avenue simply south of Monte Vista Drive. She later died of her accidents.
“When my boss known as me, I used to be like ‘How?’” Harmon stated. “She didn’t deserve that, principally, as a result of she’s such a hard-working individual and he or she’s acquired youngsters too.”
Jimenez lived close to the café along with her 4 kids, ages 9 to 19, and her uncle. They arrange a tent with chairs and a memorial for Jimenez so family members may come by and share their grief.
“You would simply see it on everybody’s faces at work. Everybody simply seems to be actually unhappy and, like, if anybody talks about it everybody simply begins crying,” Harmon stated.
Investigators haven’t launched Jimenez’s reason for loss of life or any particulars a few suspect. They are saying a number of individuals inside a close-by restaurant noticed her arguing with a person earlier than the assault.
Relations say Jimenez’s kids are staying with their uncle’s household in Oceanside. Her coworkers are elevating cash for funeral bills and assist with the youngsters.