The victims of the Orlando gay nightclub massacre

A lone gunman killed 50 people and wounded more than 50 others in Orlando. Credit: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The names of all those who died in the Orlando nightclub massacre have been released.

  • Edward Sotomayor Jr, 34

Edward worked at a travel company that held gay cruises, and friends say he was a caring, energetic man.

His cousin David Sotomayor said: "You never think that's going to be the last time you speak to him.

"It's just heartbreaking to know it just can happen any time."

  • Stanley Almodovar III, 23

Stanley Almodovar III. Credit: Facebook/Stanley Almodovar III

Stanley's mother had prepared a cheese and tomato dip for him to eat when he came home from his night out - instead she was awakened by a call saying something had happened.

Stanley, a pharmacy technician, had posted a Snapchat video of himself laughing and singing on the way to the nightclub on Saturday.

His mother said: "I wish I had that (video) to remember him forever."

  • Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22

Juan Ramon Guerrero. Credit: Facebook/Juan Ramon Guerrero

Juan Guerrero, who worked as a telemarketer, came out to his family earlier this year after being worried how they would react, according to his cousin Robert.

Robert said of Juan: "He was always this amazing person (and) he was like a big brother to me.

"He was never the type to go out to parties, he would rather stay home and care for his niece and nephew."

  • Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36

Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera. Credit: Reuters

Eric moved to Florida from Puerto Rico to work his way up in his career in merchandise management. He worked for Toys 'R' Us and then Ross.

His former roommate Abismel Colon Gomez said: "Eric was always willing to help everybody. He sacrificed himself a lot for his family.

"My heart breaks. We have seven friends who were [at the club], and already we know three are dead."

  • Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20

Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo. Credit: Reuters

Luis, who went by the name Omar, was a dancer living in Cleveland and was visiting family and friends in Orlando.

His cousin Leonarda Flores told Fusion that although he had faced homophobia in the past, "he did not care, he loved himself and he loved others.

"He was very open, he loved who he was. He knew he was beautiful, he knew it and he flaunted it."

  • Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22

Peter Gonzalez-Cruz. Credit: Facebook

Peter, who is originally from South Africa, worked for logistics company UPS in Orlando.

His cousins paid tribute to him on social media. One posted: "Rest in peace to my wonderful cousin," and another said: "May you rest easy in Heaven."

  • Luis S. Vielma, 22

Luis Vielma Credit: Reuters

Luis worked at the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, as a ride attendant for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

Author JK Rowling has tweeted about him, saying she "can't stop crying" since she heard the news.

He updated his Facebook page on Saturday, hours before the shooting, with a photo of him and some friends in the park, with the caption: "True friends who become family."

  • Kimberly Morris, 37

Kimberly Morris. Credit: Facebook

Kimberly moved to Orlando from Hawaii two months ago to help her mother and grandmother, according to the Orlando Sentinel, and found her place as a bouncer for Pulse nightclub.

Narvell Benning, a friend of hers, said: "She was just the sweetest person. I can't think of a time when I did not see a smile on her face.

"I'm so thankful of the good memories I have of her. This is just unreal."

  • Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30

Eddie Jamoldroy Justice. Credit: Facebook

Eddie sent a series of texts to his mother during the shooting, telling her that he loved her.

They texted for around an hour, as he was trapped in the bathroom with other club-goers and asked for her to call the police for help.

  • Darryl Roman Burt II, 29

Darryl Roman Burt II Credit: Facebook
  • Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32

Deonka 'Dee Dee' Drayton (left) Credit: Facebook
  • Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21

Alejandro Barrios Martinez Credit: Facebook
  • Anthony Luis Laureanodisla, 25

Anthony Laureano. Credit: Facebook
  • Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35

Jean Carlos Mendez Perez Credit: Facebook
  • Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50

Frankie Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez. Credit: Facebook
  • Amanda Alvear, 25

Amanda Alvear. Credit: Facebook

Puerto Rican Amanda was at the club with a few friends including her best friend Mercedez Flores, who also died.

She had posted a video of her night out on Snapchat. Initially she could be seen having fun with friends, but later the sound of gunshots ring out loudly.

Her sister Ashley Velez said: "I love you baby girl. You were and will always be my baby sister. I'm so heartbroken."

  • Martin Benitez Torres, 33

Martin Benitez Torres Credit: Facebook
  • Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37

Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon Credit: Facebook
  • Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26

Mercedez Marisol Flores. Credit: Facebook

Mercedez was at Pulse with her best friend Amanda Alvear, lived in Davenport in Florida, and worked at Target.

Friend Josean Garcia said: "She was the one I fought with the most ... but somehow we understood each other. We did everything together."

  • Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49

Brenda Lee Marquez McCool Credit: Facebook

Mother-of-11 Brenda was at the club with her 21-year-old son, Isaiah Henderson, who saw his mum died while he survived the attack.

One of her former husbands told NBC News: "She was a good mother [and] a good provider. She was always trying to help people, taking people in who had no place to live."

Brenda lived in Florida with six of her children, the youngest of whom was 12.

  • Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado, 35

Xavier Serrano Credit: Facebook
  • Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25

Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez Credit: Facebook
  • Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31

Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez. Credit: Facebook
  • Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26

Oscar Aracena-Montero. Credit: Facebook
  • Enrique L. Rios, Jr., 25

Enrique Rios. Credit: Facebook
  • Miguel Angel Honorato, 30

Miguel Angel Honorato Credit: Facebook
  • Javier Jorge-Reyes, 40

Javier Jorge-Reyes Credit: Facebook
  • Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32

Joel Rayon Paniagua Credit: Facebook
  • Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19

Jason Benjamin Josaphat Credit: Facebook
  • Cory James Connell, 21

Cory James Connell Credit: Facebook
  • Luis Daniel Conde, 39

Luis Daniel Conde Credit: Facebook
  • Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33

Shane Evan Tomlinson Credit: Facebook
  • Frank Escalante, 27

Frank Escalante, also known as Frank Hernandez (right) Credit: NBC News/Paola Escalante-Castillo
  • Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25

Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez Credit: Facebook
  • Juan P. Rivera Velazquez, 37

Juan P. Rivera Velazquez Credit: Facebook
  • Juan Chavez-Martinez, 25

Juan Chavez-Martinez, initially named by authorities as Juan Chevez-Martinez Credit: Facebook
  • Jerald Arthur Wright, 31

Jerald Arthur Wright Credit: Facebook
  • Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25

Leroy Valentin Fernandez Credit: Facebook
  • Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25

Tevin Eugene Crosby Credit: Facebook
  • Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24

Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega Credit: Facebook/Reuters
  • Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27

Jean C. Nives Rodriguez Credit: Facebook
  • Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33

Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala Credit: Facebook
  • Yilmary Rodriguez Sulivan, 24

Yilmary Rodriguez Sulivan Credit: Facebook
  • Christopher Andrew Leinonen, 32

Christopher Andrew Leinonen Credit: Facebook
  • Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28

Angel L. Candelario-Padro Credit: Facebook
  • Paul Terrell Henry, 41

Paul Terrell Henry (left) Credit: Facebook
  • Antonio Davon Brown, 29

Antonio Davon Brown Credit: Facebook
  • Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24

Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz Credit: Facebook
  • Akyra Monet Murray, 18

Akyra Monet Murray Credit: Facebook