Yolanda Saldívar, convicted of murder of singer Selena, still alive!! Death rumors were a hoax!!

HitBerryPublished on   27 Jan, 2016Updated on   07 May, 2021

Yolanda Saldívar, convicted of murder of singer Selena is apparently still alive. The death rumors surrounding her were a hoax!! 

Last year, United Media Publishing published news of Saldivar’s death and everybody believed it for some reason. While the death hoax of the former friend and manager of Selena’s boutiques was nothing new, that particular piece of report shook the media.

Though the media outlet reported the news of Saldivar’s death, it turned out to be fake. The former manager, who shot the 23 year old Queen of Tejano in 1995, is alive and healthy. 

According to United Media Publishing, “Yolanda Saldivar was found dead in her cell by deputies during a routine walk through of the Mountain View unit in Gatesville, Texas. Attempts to resuscitate Saldivar proved futile as she appeared to have been dead for several hours before discovery. Cause of death will be announced pending autopsy and toxicology reports.”

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice quickly released a statement claiming Saldivar was alive. “She is alive,” Jason Clark, the spokesperson for the Criminal Justice Department said clearing the report as a hoax. 

The former Selena fan club manager and boutique store manager was thought to be dead after another hoax relating to her death appeared back in 2014. Before the news of her death came out, the rumors about Saldivar’s early release from the prison due to her degrading health were already circulating. Though everybody believed it, it later turned out to be false as well.

Saldívar has been sentenced to life in prison and she would be eligible for parole only on March 30, 2025. 

Saldívar murdered singer Selena after the family of the late star found out that she was embezzling money from the fan club and boutiques. Saldivar was managing both the fan club and the boutiques for Selena and it was discovered that she had used around $60,000 for her personal benefits.

She was fired by the family. But three weeks later, she managed to lure Selena to a Days Inn Motel in Corpus Christi. So, on March 31, 1995, Selena agreed to meet her in the motel room in order to retrieve the financial records. But Salvidar did not hand over the records claiming that she had been raped in Mexico. 

Young Selena took her to a hospital, but no evidence of rape was found. They returned to the motel. But when Selena demanded the financial papers, Saldívar pointed a revolver at the singer. Though Selena tried to flee, she could not save herself as Saldívar quickly shot her in the back. The bullet severed an artery leading to heavy bleeding. According to the motel clerk, Salvidar chased Selena to the lobby, calling her a ‘bitch’. The brightest star of Tejano music died in a hospital from excessive blood loss and cardiac arrest. 

But justice was done and Salvidar, who murdered Selena, paid the price for her sins. Now, she is in Mountain View Unit, a prison in Texas ALIVE and waiting for her days in jail to end.