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Community mourns passing of local restauranteur Fernando Mora

Posted at 7:04 PM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 19:04:36-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — El Jalisco, a local restaurant announced the passing of one of its founders, Fernando Mora on Friday.

Mora was reported missing on September 7.

El Jalisco Monroe said the following:

"It is with a heavy heart that we would like to let our staff and customers know of the passing of one of the founders of El Jalisco, Fernando Mora, that helped build the business to what it is today and touched so many lives. Fernando worked alongside so many of our staff, food providers, and has been a community leader in Tallahassee putting a smile on anyone’s face he would meet. May he rest in peace."

Mora was also the co-owner of TacoMora and Grill in Tallahassee.

The cause of Mora's death is unknown at this time.