MEXICO CITY, MEXICO.- A Mexican singer was shot to death by her husband in a Mexico City restaurantlocal authorities reported this Friday.
Yrma Lydia, who was beginning her career in music, was on Thursday night in an exclusive restaurant in the south of the megacity when she was attacked by her partner.
“A man shot his wife three times, he is already detained along with another woman who accompanied him,” he reported. Omar García Harfuch, Secretary of Security of Mexico CityOn twitter.
According to witnesses, after an argument, the gray-haired man shot the singer, who according to Mexican media was 21 years old.
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The aggressor would have tried to bribe policemen to be allowed to escape in the company of one of his security guards, who was also detained.
According to Ethe newspaper El UniversalYrma Lydia had participated in some presentations of grand 12a series of concerts in Mexico and United States that brings together well-known singers, such as the Venezuelan María Conchita Alonso and the Mexicans Dulce and Alicia Villareal.
Gender violence has escalated in Mexico in recent years with an average of ten women murdered daily.