At the time of her death, at the age of 23, selena quintanilla perez was many things to many people: cultural icon, role model, sex symbol above all, she was a study in contradictions. Selena quintanilla pérez (april 16, 1971 - march 31, 1995), principally known by her first name, was a mexican-american (or more specifically, tejano) singer who has reached legendary status and is considered to be the most popular and influential hispanic artist of all time. Selena's father, abraham quintanilla jr, is taking the late singer's widower chris perez and production company endemol shine latino to court over the development of a television series based on. Selena's brother, ab quintanilla, cried with his head in his hands his wife, vangie, wiped away tears and rubbed her husband's back on thursday, three other motel employees told how they saw selena running and screaming down an outside corridor with saldivar pointing the gun at her in pursuit.
Circumstances surrounding selena's death are still unclear saldivar has denied any jealousies, any embezzlement,any ill feelings toward selena the only thing saldivar has admitted to is shooting selena anything else may be speculation as very few details have been deamed definitive one thing for. A slideshow of 3 photos ab quintanilla, from left, chris perez and suzette quintanilla attend the unveiling of a wax figure of selena quintanilla at madame tussauds hollywood on tuesday, aug 30, 2016, in los angeles. While selena has retained her fan base and even attracted a new generation of fans following her death, saldivar remains in prison, where she is serving a life sentence for the murder. She was clinically brain dead, dr louis elkins testified thursday in the murder trial of the woman accused of shooting selena quintanilla perez, 23, at a corpus christi motel elkins, a cardiac surgeon, had been summoned to corpus christi's memorial medical center just after noon on march 31 to try and save selena.
El secreto de selena is the revealing story behind her tragic death it is a story very different from the official version that was told immediately after her murder it turns out that in the months before her death, selena was not as happy as many thought. Selena quintanilla, the queen of tejano, was killed by her fan club's president, yolanda saldévar, on march 31, 1995 twenty years later, her fans continue to hold up the superstar's. Seventeen days shy of her 23rd birthday, rising tejano star selena quintanilla was shot and killed inside a days inn motel room in corpus christi, texas the former president of the grammy winner.
The murder of american singer selena happened on march 31, 1995 fans were saddened when the news of selena's death was released by the mediashe was shot and killed by yolanda saldivar. Selena quintanilla met her husband, chris pérez, when he became a guitarist in her band los dinos in 1990the couple started dating, and their relationship got serious quickly — in a series of. An assistant police chief in corpus christi, ken bung, said that selena, whose full name was selena quintanilla perez, was shot in a room at the motel just before noon and stumbled to the lobby. Abraham quintanilla, father of tejano music recording star selena, pauses as he answers questions about his daughter's death as he leaves his home saturday, april 1, 1995, in corpus christi, texas.
Selena's secret: the revealing story behind her tragic death [maria celeste arraras] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers 20th anniversary edition an intimate and investigative portrait of beloved mexican american singer selena quintanilla's murder by emmy award-winning journalist maría celeste arrarás. For abraham quintanilla of corpus christi, texas, monday marks an emotional anniversary it has been nineteen years since the death of his daughter, singer selena quintanilla perez, known to the. Selena quintanilla, a 23 year old woman, came to her death as a result of exsanguinating internal and external hemorrhage,  due to a perforating gunshot wound of the torax (chest). Editor's note: years after her tragic death on march 31, 1995, selena quintanilla-pérez continues to make an imprint on our community and across the worldwe asked our own christina saenz to share her thoughts about selena's death and also write about what others have said. On march 31 1995, latino superstar selena was shot dead by her fan club manager in a texas motel the grammy-winning singer was just 23 years old at the time her husband, chris perez, tells.
Selena was born in lake jackson, texas, a city 50 miles southeast of houston, to abraham quintanilla jr and marcella quintanilla abraham opened a mexican restaurant, papagayo, in lake jackson abraham opened a mexican restaurant, papagayo, in lake jackson. She was buried three years and a day after her wedding to guitarist chris perez on october 23, 1995, yolanda saldivar was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison yolanda will be eligible for parole in october 2025. Selena quintanilla performed her last concert 23 years ago today the family is preparing for the annual fiesta de la flor , which is a two-day festival on april 13-14 in corpus christi, texas. Yolanda saldívar convicted guilty of the murder of selena quintanilla most important factor was the confession, even saldívar claimed it was an accident the ballistic evidence helped prove that it must have been intentional.
Since the death of selena, both her husband chris perez, and her brother ab quintanilla have gone on to critical acclaim in music chris perez sought solace in songwriting while holed up at home in corpus christi. A fake news sitewith nothing to report wrote the following: after spending nearly 20 years in prison for the murder of beloved tejano superstar, selena quintanilla perez, yolanda saldivar was.
Who was selena quintanilla perez and was she pregnant at the time of her death how did selena quintanilla impact the world what are the rumors about selena quintanilla and the illuminati. Murder of selena's wiki: selena quintanilla-pérez (april 16, 1971 - march 31, 1995) was an american singer who achieved international fame as a member of selena y los dinos and for her subsequent solo career in both spanish and english her father and manager, abraham quintanilla. I couldn't ask about her death not that i was asked not to, i couldn't twenty years after the passing of selena quintanilla-perez, the people of corpus christi, texas -- the city that raised. It's been 20 years since tejano music sensation selena quintanilla perez was murdered we remember the five things we love most about her.