Will Yolanda Saldivar see the light of day 30 years after murdering Tejano's brightest star?

She is arguably one of the most hated women in Texas and even if you are not from our Great State, you probably know the name Yolanda Saldivar, if not the sad story of obsession and murder that lead to the death of Tejano's brightest super star.

In 1995 Yolanda Saldivar shot and killed her employer, the Queen of Tejano, Selena Quintanilla- Perez.

Selena Via Grammys Rewind
Selena Via Grammys Rewind

Selena was at the height of her singing career, she had just recently gotten married and she was adored by fans all over the world.

Selena was only 23 years old when she lost her life.

Selena was able to run for help after she had been shot in the back and before she passed away, she was able to positively identify her killer, the former president of her fan club.

Flash forward to 2023, after spending 30 years in prison in Gatesville Texas, Yolanda Saldivar, is up for parole.

Check out 20/20s/ DQ YouTube interview with Yolanda Saldivar

Yolanda killed Selena on March 31st 1995. Her parole date ironically is set for March 30th 2025.

After spending three decades behind bars, all of Texas is wondering if Yolanda Saldivar will get to spend the rest of her life as a free woman especially after all of the years of press and attention her murder case continues to bring three decades later.

Is there more pressure on the Texas Board of Pardons and Parles due to the heavy public opinion when it comes to this case?

Will justice continue to be served or will one of Texas' most notorious female murderers see her freedom sooner than later?

Check out this video on YouTube courtesy of Down the Rabbit Hole.

A lot of questions remain, but one thing is certain, Texas lost one of their greatest talents all too soon.









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