Selena Quintanilla's dad gives chilling warning of what will happen if her killer gets out of jail

Selena Quintanilla

There's no question that the love for Selena Quintanilla is more alive than ever before. Her devastating murder at the hands of Yolanda Saldivar on March 31, 1995, rocked the world. And while Selena's killer is paying for her crimes by serving a life sentence in jail, being incarcerated is actually protecting her from a far more dangerous fate.

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Selena's father, Abraham Quintanilla, sat down with Univision's Primer Impacto to reveal how Yolanda's fellow inmates really feel about her. Trust us, if Yolanda hears about this she is going to want to stay behind bars until the end of time.

Abraham doesn’t care what happens to Yolanda because it won’t change what happened to Selena.

“When it comes to my family and I, we don’t care if they release her today," he told Primer Impacto. "They can let her go. Nothing will bring my daughter back.”


According to Abraham, Yolanda is better off in jail.

He shared that she remains in solitary confinement 23 years after she committed her crime to prevent the general population from killing her.


Abraham and his family have proof of just how much her fellow inmates hate her.

“To this day, we still receive letters from women who are in the same prison where they say they are waiting for [Yolanda],” he said. “That they are going to kill her. There are bad women in there. Women who have murdered other people in the past. That is why they are in there. They have nothing to lose.“

Yolanda will be eligible for parole in 2025, but Abraham feels that she could still be murdered if she is allowed to enter the outside world.

“If she is released, you already know how the world is today,” he said. “There are a lot of crazy people out there. They can kill her.”


Yolanda still insists that Selena’s murder was an accident.

Abraham isn’t buying her story. “It was no accident,” he said. “It was a moment of rage because she was being fired.”

Yolanda was accused of embezzling money from Selena’s boutique in San Antonio, Texas.

Selena had gone to meet Yolanda at the Days Inn in Corpus Christi, Texas, on March 31, 1995, to retrieve financial records. Unfortunately, Yolanda ended up shooting her in the back and Selena died as a result of the gunshot wound.


Today, Abraham wishes he never got his children into the music business.

“If things would have gone a different way, Selena could still be alive right now,” he said.

Topics: celebrity death  celebrity families