Jenni Rivera- Mexican/American superstar confirmed dead

Jenni Rivera- Mexican/American superstar confirmed dead

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Mexico- A tragic ending tonight for one of the biggest and brightest latino music stars authorities have confirmed that she was killed in the plane wreck they discovered along with 6 others.

CBS did get an interview with one of Rivera's brothers and he says the family is praying for her.

According to Mexican authorities the superstar was heading to the city of Toluca in Central Mexico after a concert in Monterrey on Saturday. They say the plane she was in went missing early Sunday morning it and went off the radar about 60 miles from Monterrey.

They say the superstar, her two pilots and 4 other passengers were in the aircraft.

Mexican authorities found a small plane wreckage near Nuevo Leon state in Mexico and they have confirmed this is the aircraft her and the others were in. Rivera's brother who is a pastor told CBS in Lakewood California he is praying for his sister, this interview happened earlier today before authorities had confirmed her death.

"I want to be able to look up to the sky and say lord can you bless us and just give us one more chance and just pray for Jenni and the family, pray for the situation. It's just so hard," said Pedro Rivera.

KSWT news 13 will continue to follow this story and bring you more information as it becomes available.

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