- Mexican actor Octavio Ocaña from the series Vicinos dies
- Famous for playing the character Benito from his childhood
- He is shot in the head with a firearm
Mexican Televisa actor Octavio Ocaña, famous for playing the character Benito in the series “Vecinos” (Neighbors) from his childhood, dies at the age of 22. His death occurred when he was traveling aboard a truck in the municipality of Cuautitlán Izcalli, and he would have died from a firearm impact, according to the El Universal news agency and the Excelsior portal.
The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico is investigating the causes of the death of the actor, who allegedly was traveling aboard a private unit of his property with two companions when the events occurred. According to sources close to the investigation, the young man along with two other people were traveling on the Chamapa-Lechería highway in the direction of the municipality of Atizapán.
HOW DID THE EVENTS HAPPEN?
At one point, municipal police officers stopped them, apparently they were traveling while intoxicated. In their attempt to flee, they collided with a private vehicle that was passing through the area, injuring the driver and one of the detainees.
According to the investigations, the detonation of a firearm was registered inside the vehicle, although the reasons why the weapon was triggered, which according to reports, belonged to the victim are unknown so far. The truck he was driving crashed into a wall of earth on the side of the road, at the height of the Lago de Guadalupe booth.
Octavio Ocaña Neighbors dies: WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED?
In the early hours of this Saturday, the two people who accompanied him give their statements to the Public Ministry to determine the causes of the detonation of the weapon and if anyone would be responsible for the death. On behalf of the cast and crew of “Vecinos”, its producer Elías Solorio was the first to confirm the death of the actor through his Twitter account.
“I can not believe it. Rest in peace, my dear Octavio. You leave all of us who knew you very sad. Have a good trip, Benito, ”he wrote in the early hours of this Saturday. Given the facts, many people on social networks suspected that the firearm had been ‘planted’ and demand an investigation from the police who participated in the alleged arrest.
COMPANIONS ARE WRAPPED: “I WILL NOT STOP CRYING AND SHAKING”
For his part, Eduardo España, actor and partner in the same series, shared: “We are undone. I can’t sleep, I can’t stop crying and shaking. RIP Octavio Ocaña, our beloved Benito in Necinos My condolences to his parents and sisters. A big hug full of love. Thank you for so many laughs and for sharing your angel ”.
The actress and presenter Georgina Holguín also regretted the news: “Rest in peace, dear Octavio. It hurts me a lot to lose you. You leave a huge void for all of us who knew you. I will always remember you with that smile that you brought on the forums. See you soon”.
WHAT DOES TELEVISA SAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF THE ACTOR?
Later the Twitter account of Televisa Espectáculos confirmed the death, without giving further details of what happened: “We deeply regret the sensitive death of Octavio Ocaña, more and better known as” Benito Rivers “in @Vecinosoficial”. The news shook the entertainment world, because the circumstances are still unknown.
In the same way, the comedy channel of the same chain, Distrito Comedia, where this series is also broadcast on restricted television: “Thank you for all the laughs and the good times that you put us through, # OctavioOcaña. We will always remember you as the little #Benito who “didn’t want to be an actor.” We are very sorry for your departure and send our condolences to your family and friends. D.E.P”.
WHO WAS OCTAVIO OCAÑA AND WHAT DID HE DO AS AN ACTOR?
Octavio Ocaña participated in the comic series “Neighbors” from its premiere in 2005 when he was still a child until today, still with seasons on the air and impersonating Benito himself, now older. He shared a cast with actors such as César Bono, Mayrín Villanueva, Ana Bertha Espín, Moisés Suárez, Darío Ripoll, Pablo Valentín and Manuel “Flaco” Ibañez.
He also had special appearances in programs such as “Familia P. Luche”, “Lola erase una vez”, and starred in “Hermanos y detectives” in 2009 alongside Julio Bracho and Adrián Uribe; Last year he also participated in the telenovela “La mexicana y el güero”.
Octavio Ocaña Neighbors dies: WHAT OTHER TRAGEDIES HAVE OCCURRED AMONG FAMOUS?
Tragedies in the entertainment world have always been present, but those that occur at an early age are more disturbing, and those that come from those characters that the public saw growing up in front of their screen are more disturbing. This Saturday morning, the death of actor Octavio Ocaña was announced, whom the Mexican public had known for more than 15 years thanks to the television program “Neighbors” where he played Benito, the son of Frankie Rivers and Lorena.
Although the causes of the death of the young 22-year-old actor have not yet been clarified, his death joins a list of actors who began working in front of the screen at a very young age and also died at a young age. Next we will tell you some other famous tragedies that have occurred and that have left a great sadness in their followers.
Octavio Ocaña Neighbors dies: FROM WHAT DID ‘SON OF CRUELLA DE VIL’ DIE?
Known worldwide for his role as Carlos, the son of Cruella de Vil in the trilogy “Descendants”, he began his acting career at the age of nine with the horror film “Reflejos” in 2008 and later, in 2010, he starred in the film ” They are like children ”with Adam Sandler. Cameron Boyce began working as an actor at age eight, appearing in commercials for Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, Fruit Loops, and Bisquick.
He was also recognized for his role in the Disney series “Jessie.” The actor died on July 6, 2019 due to a seizure that caused a disease that he was being treated, according to the US media CNN reported at the time. Boyce, 20, had been diagnosed with epilepsy and it was this condition that caused a seizure that led to his death.
HARRY POTTER SUFFERS TERRIBLE LOSS OF ACTOR
In 2007 Robert Knox played Marcus Belby in the movie “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.” This was the most important character in his career and he even signed for the next film in the saga, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” His career began when he was just eleven years old when he began playing small roles on British television shows such as “The Bill” and “After You Have Gone.”
In 2008, at the age of 18, he was stabbed leaving a bar in London. Knox was attacked for trying to defend his younger brother who was being threatened by two men armed with knives. The criminals were prosecuted and jailed in 2009. Filed under: Octavio Ocaña Neighbors dies