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Tejano Music Legend Emilio Navaira Mourned As News of Death Spread Via Social Media

A memorial photo was posted on a Twitter account for the singer and his name was trending early Tuesday morning as fans shared tributes.

Tejano music legend Emilio Navaira died Monday at age 53, officials said.

He was found unconscious and not breathing by family members at a home in New Braunfels, according to New Braunfels police.

Preliminary results of the investigation indicate that Navaira died of natural causes, police said.

A memorial photo was posted on a Twitter account for the singer and his name was trending early Tuesday morning as fans shared tributes.

Norma Duran, a publicist, confirmed the news via Facebook, Univision reported

Navaira who is known as “the King of Tejano Music” and “the Garth Brooks of Texas,” survived a bus accident in 2008. 

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