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The young singer Yrma Lydya Gamboa dies shot by her husband in a luxurious restaurant in Mexico City

2022-06-24T14:48:52.623Z

Jesús Hernández Alcocer, 79, shot the 21-year-old girl three times and was arrested as he tried to escape in his car with his driver and escort.



A 79-year-old man shot three times this Thursday and murdered his wife, a 21-year-old singer, in a restaurant in a wealthy neighborhood in Mexico City, according to the newspaper El Universal.

Jesús Hernández Alcocer shot Yrma Lydya Gamboa Jiménez in a Japanese food restaurant of the Suntory chain located in Colonia del Valle, in the Alcadía Benito Juárez.

The young woman suffered three gunshot wounds, and she died despite being treated by the emergency services, according to the newspaper Reforma.

The local police chief, Omar García Harfuch, reported through the social network Twitter that the alleged murderer and a 46-year-old man who acted as his driver and bodyguard were arrested when they tried to escape in their car.

The Mexico City Prosecutor's Office investigates the crime as femicide.

The shooting occurred in a private area of ​​the restaurant where, after an alleged discussion, the man shot his partner, according to Milenio.

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Gamboa Jiménez was a singer and actress since she was a child.

She acted in dozens of telenovelas and sang on television programs interpreting regional hits.

In 2019 she received the National Prize for Culture awarded by the Senate, as well as the honorary doctorate awarded by the Chamber of Deputies, according to Reforma.

The group Los Herederos del Bolero recalled on the social network Facebook the young woman's last song, which she sang the day before she was murdered, according to El Universal.

Jesús Hernández Alcocer, 79, alleged murderer of the singer Yrma Lydya Gamboa Jiménez, 21. Ministry of Citizen Security of Mexico City via Milenio

"Today we received a call with the unfortunate news that the beloved ranchera music singer and friend Yrma Lydia, who was only 21 years old, lost her life a few hours ago as a result of a firearm this Thursday night," the group wrote.

The detainee was related to the alleged fraud of 130 million dollars attributed to the bishop of Ecatepec, Onesimo Cepeda, and businessman Jaime Matute Lbrador in 2009, according to Reforma.

The company Arthinia Internacional accused the bishop of violating the conditions of a cash loan for a batch of works of art by artists such as Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo and Frida Kahlo.

Hernández was not a lawyer but acted as such, for which he was accused of usurpation of profession, procedural fraud, extortion.

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Source: telemundo

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