Selena Quintanilla: the story of the bullet that killed the singer 27 years ago

On March 31, 1995, the entire planet came to a standstill with the tragic death of Selena Quintanilla. As is known, the popular queen of ‘Tex-Mex’ She was the victim of a projectile that came out of the gun carried by her friend Yolanda Saldivar. After more than two decades we ask ourselves, How much did that bullet cost?

Years have passed since Selena Quintanilla, author of the album “Amor Prohibido”, died at the hands of her best friend Yolanda Saldivar. Although her legacy is eternal and remembered by fans and followers around the world, it never hurts to remember her sad and surprising death.

However, little is known about the weapon that he took from us. one of the greatest exponents of the Latin genre that fateful day in March 1995.

One of the most famous photographs of Selena Quintanilla with a fan in Texas (Photo: Selena Quintanilla Pérez/Instagram)


It was mid-2019 when the television series “El secreto de Selena” aired, an acclaimed production where the last months of the Tejano music singer were portrayed in life, based on the investigations carried out by the journalist María Celeste Arrarás.

In that sense, the aforementioned journalist demonstrated a capsule for the program a fragment of the investigations, interviews and other clues that he collected to carry out said project.

Likewise, it revealed unpublished details and images never before published of the samples that managed to capture the day in which the well-known singer She was killed.

One of these objects is a suitcase full of papers and copies of checks from Selena’s own shelf, in addition to Saldivar’s shoes still with the artist’s blood and, as if that were not enough, the bullet casing that killed the interpreter from “Like the flower”.

How much did the bullet cost to kill Selena?

But the most chilling thing was not yet revealed by Arrarás, who revealed the final cost of the bullet with which the artist was riddled and which paralyzed the entire planet and international shows.

In the duration of the report, the communicator managed to give glimpses of a yellow envelope, which contains the casing and the residue of the bullet that pierced the singer’s body more than 20 years ago.

The cost? According to the same Arrarás is just 25 cents. A minuscule price for an unprecedented loss.

, said María Celeste Arrarás, evidencing the bullet residue.

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