Jenni Rivera Body Parts, Forensic and criminalistic personnel walk next to a red bag which contains human remains as they inspect the area of the crash site of a plane with Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera on board, at El Tejocote ranch in the municipality of Iturbide, south of Monterrey, December 10, 2012.
Rivera died in a plane crash after the small jet she was travelling in went down in northern Mexico, her father said on Sunday. A spokesman for the state government of Nuevo Leon said investigators had found the remains of Rivera’s Learjet, which disappeared from the radar 62 miles (100 km) from the northern city of Monterrey.
Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has been identified by her family members and her remains have been turned over to her family.
A spokesman for Mexico’a Nueva Leon state also confirmed that the remains of Rivera’s publicist and the plane’s co-pilot have also been identified.
The death of Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, 43, Sunday came as a shock to her millions of fans and fellow singers.
The private plane where Rivera, four co-workers and two pilots were traveling, crashed Sunday as she headed to Mexico City to appear in the TV show “La Voz,” the Mexican version of NBC’s singing competition “The Voice.”