Ali Landry's husband, movie director Alejandro Monteverde's brother and father were kidnapped from their home in Tampico in early September. A ransom was paid for their release, but the two were still murdered according to Televisa’s news anchor Carlos Loret de Mola.

Juan Manuel Gómez Fernández and Juan Manuel Gómez Monteverde's bodies were found in Pueblo Viejo, Veracruz on September 19, officials report.

Monteverde’s brother, Juan Manuel, was a business partner at “La Pecerita,” previously known as “El Callejón de los Milagros” in Tampico, Tamaulipas, restaurant that has allegedly reported drug cartel activity in the past. It is well known that the south of Tamaulipas and the north of Veracruz are lawless territories with high rates of crime, primarily caused by drug cartel members.


Our hearts and prayers go out to Ali, her husband Alejandro Monteverde and their families during this tragic time.


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