• Author J.K. Rowling teweets about how she "can't stop crying". (Getty Images)Source: Getty Images
Luis Vielma, a man who worked on the Harry Potter ride at the Universal Orlando Resort theme park, was among those killed over the weekend.
By
Sarah Norton

14 Jun 2016 - 12:20 PM  UPDATED 14 Jun 2016 - 12:20 PM

J.K Rowling sent out a tweet on Monday to express her sadness after learning one of the victims from the Orlando shooting was a man who worked on a Harry Potter ride at Universal's theme park in Florida.

Luis Vielma, 22, was one of the 50 people killed at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

On Monday, the Harry Potter author tweeted about her sadness, saying that she couldn't stop crying. Her tweet has been liked over 90,000 times and re-tweeted over 40,000 times.

A reply to the tweet said, “Thank you for this. Luis Vielma loved every bit of working at the Harry Potter ride. He brought smiles to everyone he met.”

Rowling responded with, “I’m so, so sorry. My heart goes out to you, all his friends and his poor family.”

Vielma was a student at Seminole State College of Florida, while also working as a production assistant at Universal Studios in Orlando, according to his Facebook page.

Other faces and names of the Orlando massacre victims are here.

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