By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
May 22, 2016
San Antonio, Texas - On Sunday, funeral services at the Free Coliseum began for Tejano icon singer Emilio H. Navaira III, 53, who was known as the King of Tex-Mex style of music in San Antonio. Navaira was found Monday by family members unconscious and not breathing last week and was declared deceased. A preliminary police report indicated that Navaira died from natural causes, but the Comal County Medical Examiner's Office performed an autopsy to determine cause of death. Family friends indicate Navaira suffered a massive heart attack.
Thousands of fans are mourning the untimely death of Navaira and burial services will take place on Monday, according to the Navaira family.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at San Fernando Cathedral, 115 W. Main Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.