By observing good behavior throughout 25 years of imprisonment, the murderer could get rid of the life sentence to which he was sentenced
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Selena and Yolanda Saldívar had such a close relationship that the star had hired her to handle business affairs (Photo: Twitter @raulbrindis)
After turning 60 on September 19, Yolanda Saldívar, the woman who ended the life of singer Selena Quintanilla, received the news that she could go free.
Faced with this possibility, the family of the remembered star who died in 1995 had already given their position and his fans exploded on social networks.
25 years after the tragic event, Selena Quintanilla continues to be remembered and has transcended in the history of Latin music as a cultural icon , as her beauty, charm and talent managed to conquer millions of followers that increased as a result of her tragic death.
This weekend, news shocked his loyal followers, as it was announced that the woman who took his life could be released from prison in the coming years , specifically in 2025.
Selena Quintanilla died at 23 after being shot in the back by Saldívar (Photo: File)
It was on March 31, 1995 when Selena lost her life after being shot in the back by Saldívar and although different versions of what really happened that afternoon have been handled, the truth is that Yolanda, her personal friend and treasurer from her fan club , she was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison.
The main theory that resonates among the followers is that Selena would have discovered Yolanda's financial mismanagement in the administration of her businesses, so they had met in a hotel to give her the news of her dismissal , a fact that would have angered Saldívar, who He lost his temper and in a fit of anger ended the life of the star of emblematic songs such as The Boy from Apartment 512 and Como la flor .
Seven months after the bloody episode, Saldívar was jailed and since then the singer's family has been in charge of keeping her legacy alive with her musical themes, a personal museum, her biographical film and tributes.
This year 25 years of the death of the singer were commemorated (Photo: Archive)
It was this weekend when Saldívar celebrated his 60th birthday behind bars.
At the time, the family of the remembered Tex-mex diva was calm, and Abraham Quintanilla, the singer's father, assured that even if they released Yolanda, nothing would “return to his daughter”, and asserted that Yolanda is safer in prison than outside of it, as there are many people who hold such a grudge against her that they would be able to exact revenge on Selena's behalf.
Netflix is in preparation of a series approved by the Quintanilla family (Photo: File)
“ As for me and my family, we don't care if they let her go right now, that they let her go, nothing is going to return my daughter , but I think she is in a safer place, because, 23 years later, they have her. alone in a cell, they have not let her go to the prison population because they know that they kill her there, ”she commented in 2018 in an interview with Tony Dandrades.
“We receive letters from women who are in that prison where she is and they say they are waiting for her and they say they are going to kill her because they are women who have killed before and that is why they are there, they have nothing to lose. She can say thousands of things, but the reality is that she did kill my daughter and it was not an accident , it was a moment of anger, because they were firing her, “he added on that occasion.