FC: Selena's Murder and Yolanda's Trial | By Catherine Larkin and Lauren Hecht
1: Selena's Death | Selena Quintanilla was killed on March 31, 1995 by Yolanda Saldívar.
2: Murder | On March 13, 1995, Yolanda bought a .38-caliber revolver. Then two days Selena was kind to her again and Yolanda returned the gun. | Details
3: A week later, Yolanda re-bought the gun. On March 31, 1995, Salvídar asked to meet with Selena privately at a Days Inn.
4: Murder Details | While at the Days Inn, Yolanda got into an argument, and Selena was shot in the back.
5: Sadly, the bullet pierced a major artery leading to her heart. She died at the hospital from blood loss.
6: ____________________________________________________________ | Yolanda's Trial | When asked about the trial, Yolanda claimed for it to be an accident.
7: Yolanda claimed that she had put the gun to her own head, and Selena had went to go get help. | Before Selena left the room, Yolanda apparently lowered the gun and pointed it at Selena, telling her not to leave. Now, Yolanda claims that she accidentally pulled the trigger at that time, shooting the singer.
8: Yolanda's Trial | On October 23, 1995, Yolanda was sentenced to life in a jail, with a possibility of parole in thirty years.
9: Now, Selena is remembered as a beloved Tex-Mex singer who had a bright future. Now, she had a statue and memorial dedicated to her, that's in her hometown, Corpus Christi.
10: Citations | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selena http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yolanda_Saldívar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Selena