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Octavio Ocaña Dead - Mexican 'Vecinos' Actor Dies at 22

Octavio Ocaña Dead - Mexican 'Vecinos' Actor Dies at 22

Octavio Ocaña has sadly died.

The Mexican actor, best known in the role of Benito Ríos in the series Vecinos, sadly died at the age of 22 on Friday (October 29) after reportedly crashing a vehicle and being fatally shot in Mexico, Univision reported.

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The circumstances surrounding his death are still not entirely clear.

According to Televisa Espectáculos, the actor was driving when Mexican police ordered him to stop. He refused, crashing the vehicle.

According to El Universal, the actor and his companions in the car were drunk and, in their attempt to flee, hit a car. The Mexican newspaper also reported that the weapon was fired inside the vehicle, and allegedly belonged to Octavio. The two people inside the car are now giving their statements in an investigation.

He was best known for his role in Vecinos, which first debuted in 2005, setting out to portray daily life in Mexican neighborhoods. He last appeared in the telenovelas Te Doy La Vida and La Mexicana y El Güero.

Our thoughts are with Octavio‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

We have sadly lost all of these stars in 2021.

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