Yolanda Saldivar
Name: Yolanda Saldivar
Occupation: Criminal
Gender: Female
Birth Day: September 19, 1960
Age: 62
Birth Place: San Antonio, United States
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Yolanda Saldivar

Yolanda Saldivar was born on September 19, 1960 in San Antonio, United States (62 years old). Yolanda Saldivar is a Criminal, zodiac sign: Virgo. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.


She talked Selena's father, Abraham Quintanilla Jr., into allowing her to begin a San Antonio-based Selena fan club in the early 1990s. She became the president of the club as well as the manager of a chain of fashion boutiques begun by Selena.

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She was sued by a dermatologist she worked for on grounds that she had stolen almost $10,000 from him beginning in the early 1980s.


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In March 1991, she received her license as a registered nurse from the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.


In early 1995, Selena's family discovered that Saldívar was embezzling money from both the fan club and boutiques, which led to her firing in the first week of March. On the morning of March 31, Selena agreed to meet Saldívar at a Days Inn motel in Corpus Christi to retrieve financial records Saldívar had been refusing to turn over. Saldívar delayed the handover again by claiming she had been raped in Mexico. Selena drove Saldívar to a local hospital, where they were told that the gynecological exam was to be done elsewhere, because the assault had allegedly happened in another country. They returned to the motel, where Selena once more demanded the records. Saldívar then took a .38 Taurus Model 85 revolver from her purse and pointed it at the singer. Selena tried to flee, but Saldívar shot her once in the back, severing an artery. Critically wounded, Selena ran towards the lobby for help with Saldívar in pursuit calling her a "bitch". Selena collapsed on the floor as the clerk called 911. She later died in a hospital from blood loss at 1:05 pm.

Jurors deliberated for less than three hours on October 23, 1995, before finding Saldívar guilty of first-degree murder. Three days later, on October 26, she was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in thirty years; this was the maximum prison term allowed in Texas at the time. On November 22, 1995, she arrived at the Gatesville Unit (now the Christina Melton Crain Unit) in Gatesville, Texas, to be processed.


Saldívar has asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to accept a petition that challenges her conviction. She claims the petition was filed in 2000 with the 214th District Court, but was never sent to the higher court. Her request was received on March 31, 2008, the 13th anniversary of Selena's death.


The revolver used to kill Selena disappeared after the trial. It was later found in a box of office supplies at the home of court reporter Sandra Oballe, who has said she did not realize she had the weapon. Despite objections from some historical groups, it was dismantled and the pieces thrown into Corpus Christi Bay in 2002.

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