March 22, 2023

Ernestine Romero (Shot Dead by Husband Jessie Saucedo) Bio, Wiki, Age, Music Career, New Mexico, Instagram

Ernestine Romero Bio, Wiki

Ernestine Romero was a popular New Mexico, US singer who was born on July 10th, 1987 and found shot dead alongside her husband, Jessie Saucedo a day after her birthday (July 11th, 2019). Saucedo, 32, is believed to have killed his wife and then taken his own life. The shooting took place in Santa Fe on the afternoon of July 11th.

In a statement posted on July 12thThe Santa Fe Police Department said that Romero was found with two gunshot wounds in her chest in the passenger seat of a BMW sports utility vehicle. Saucedo was sat next to Romero. He was found dead with a single gunshot wound to the head. The police recovered the gun that was used in the car.

Ernestine Romero Age

She was born on July 10th, 1987 and died a day after her birthday on July 11th, 2019 aged 32. Her husband, Jessie Saucedo was also 32 years old.

Ernestine Romero Music Career & Background

Romero is a native of Pojoaque, New Mexico, US. She released her first album at the age of 11. In her teenage years, Romero was the two-time winner of the Teen Singing Competition in Los Angeles and was once voted as one of Tejano’s Top Twenty Up and Coming Artists. Among her most famous songs is a duet with two-time Grammy Award winner Ruben Ramos in a song titled, “El Gato Negro.”

Mark Ortiz, one of Romero’s friend told KOB,  that the slain singer was “fireworks on stage, I mean Selena was her biggest influence.” Selena was a 23-year-old Texan-born who was also shot dead in March 1995. The suspect, president of Selena’s fan club, Yolanda Saldivar, was later sentenced to 30 years in prison for first-degree murder in relation to the shooting.

Besides her singing career, Romero also worked in the state government’s school budget and finance office. Police said that the bodies were found close to the Jerry Apodaca Education Building in the downtown area of the city.

A post on Romero’s Facebook showed that she most recently performed at a July 4 celebration.

Ernestine Romero & Her Husband (Jessie Saucedo)

Romero and her husband (Jessie Saucedo) first got together in 2007. They celebrated their wedding in Cabo San Lucas in Mexico after ten years of dating, that is in July 2017. In an interview with Tejano Nation, Romero opened up about her relationship with Saucedo prior to their wedding saying, “I’ve been very blessed to have someone who really supports the music and lets me do what I love to do and that’s being on stage and traveling all over the place and performing.”

Ernestine Romero & Her Husband (Jessie Saucedo) had Separated prior to the shooting

The Santa Fe Police Department in the press release said that Romero and her husband had been estranged for several weeks prior to the shooting. Romero was also identified as the famed local singer who was found shot dead alongside her husband, Jessie Saucedo. The press release added, “This tragic, heartbreaking incident has shaken our community and personally affected many.”

Ernestine Romero Death & Cause

Ernestine Romero was found shot dead alongside her husband Saucedo, 32, Jessie Saucedo on July 11th, 2019. Her husband whom she had been married for a year and had dated for more than a decade is believed to have killed his wife and then taken his own life. The shooting took place in Santa Fe on.

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham released a statement of grief following Romero’s death saying, “Today we experienced a horrific tragedy in Santa Fe. My heart is broken for the family and loved ones of the state employee who was tragically and violently taken from us too soon. I am grateful to Santa Fe law enforcement for their quick response and I want every state employee to know that we are here to support you through this trying time.”

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