Larry hernandezMost people in his situation would be behind closed doors and licking their wounds, but Mexican American singer Larry Hernández is not most people. El Rey de los Narcorridos seems in a hurry to recuperate the almost month he spent in jail and just dropped a new song and even sang live to his mom on stage on Premios de la Radio. However, his future is less than clear, here is why.

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Premios de la Radio 1

Premios de la Radio

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The Mexican American singer appeared in front of his peers in Premios de la Radio 2015 on November 5th and sang his heart out a special song that he wrote for his mother while he was behind bars.


It all started with payment for a concert 2

It all started with payment for a concert

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The star of NBC Universo's hit reality Larrymania, had a show on Saturday, August 15 in Newberry, South Carolina ... this is where all the drama begins.


But there were problems in that jail too 3

But there were problems in that jail too

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Kenia Ontiveros and Manuela Ceniceros, Larry Hernandez's girlfriend and mother, could not visit him on October 9, 2015. There was a riot attempt on the San Bernardino jail and the facility was on lock-down.

And the day after 4

And the day after

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According to the alleged victim, José Andrade, he went with the show promoter to Hernández's hotel to pay for the show.


Someone was short on cash 5

Someone was short on cash

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A report from Al Rojo Vivo says that Hernández was expecting $30,000, but the promoter only gave him $14,000. Other stars, including Horóscopos de Durango have said that similar things happened to them with the same guy.


And then this happened 6

And then this happened

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Hernández and his people allegedly decided to keep Andrade with them, while the promoter went to look for the rest of the money, says Univision. The man has said that he recived death threats from them and that he is lookin forward seeing the singer face to face.


Criminal activity? 7

Criminal activity?

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Sources close to the investigation have said that the victim affirms that Hernández and his crew bound him with plastic restrains and beat him.

The escape 8

The escape

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The report adds that the alleged victim managed to escape and reported the incident to the police.


The investigation 9

The investigation

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After almost a month an a half of investigations, the police in North Carolina asked California to arrest Hernández, so he was detained at the airport in San Bernardino county, before boarding a plane that would take him for a show in Colorado.

From 25 to 30 years in jail 10

From 25 to 30 years in jail

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The punishment for this crime is up to 25 to 30 years in jail. Let's hope this is all a big missunderstanding. Qué problema for Larry Hernandez!


His only words 11

His only words

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"As you well know, I´m somebody who has always been hard working, honest and and willing to face on any situation, This si why I ask for a little patience," wrote Larry Hernández on a letter to his fans and the media, explaining that his lawyers had recommended to keep quiet.

He was hoping to stay in California 12

He was hoping to stay in California

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His lawyers tried to keep him in his home state, where Larry Hernández could be near his family and fans.


No bail in California 13

No bail in California

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That is, according to legal sources, the main reason he was held without bail in California is that his case was in South Carolina. Also, there is the fact that he has properties in Mexico and is a flight risk.

He left the California jail 14

He left the California jail

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Twenty days after his arrest, the San Bernardino jail officials complied with extraditing Larry Hernández from California to South Carolina. His lawyers tried to prevent this.