Family of Ali Landry’s husband allegedly murdered in Mexico

Alejandro Monteverd, from left to right, former Miss U.S.A. Ali Landry and Dee Stanley attend the Twelfth Night Celebrity Waiter Gala on Saturday night at River Oaks Catering in Lafayette. (Photo: Claudia B. Laws, The Daily Advertiser)

According to the Latin Times, the father and brother of film director Alejandro Monteverde, husband to Louisiana native Ali Landry, have been killed.

The report from the Latin Times states:

“Juan Manuel Gómez Fernández and Juan Manuel Gómez Monteverde were kidnapped when they left their home in Tampico, Tamaulipas 16 days ago, their bodies were found in Pueblo Viejo, Veracruz on September 19, officials informed.

“The victims were reported missing to the authorities on September 4, 2015. A communicate issued by the FGE (Fiscalía General del Estado de Veracruz) stated that the deceased are the father and brother of film director Alejandro Monteverde, who directed ‘Little Boy,’ a movie produced by another Tampico native, Eduardo Verástegui.”

Verástegui sent his condolences via Twitter: “With a heart full of pain and sadness, I ask for prayers for my friend and ‘compadre’ Alejandro Gomez Monteverde and all his family. My deepest condolences to my soul brother, I love you so much ‘compadre,’ I put my heart in your hands and I join you in this deep pain.”

Read the full report here.

Landry is a former Miss USA. A message on her Facebook page also expressed condolences to the family regarding the tragedy.

From Tatiana Cabrera: “My condolences to your family. Im sure your father in law is in God’s arms. Our God gives you and your husband strength , love and peace. To understand the things that our hearts can’t. Mis más sentidas condolencias. R.I.P.”

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