Ana Bertha Espín assured her heart was broken by the news of the tragic death of the actor who gave life to the character of “Benito Rivers”
The tragic death of Octavio Ocaña has caused a great commotion in the entertainment world, especially among his fellow “Neighbors” as they shared credits over more than a decade and one of those who most felt the departure of the beloved actor It was Ana Bertha Espín, who in the successful series played “Lorena”, the mother of “Benito Rivers”, the character who catapulted Octavio Ocaña to fame and changed the life of him.
“I am heartbroken for your departure. My condolences to your dear family. Rest in peace Octavio de mi corazón ”, was the message of the 63-year-old actress, who accompanied her text with several emojis of broken hearts and crying faces.
After the publication of the actress, Ana Bertha Espín received a large number of messages from her followers, who expressed their support and solidarity at this difficult time because it is known that both had great affection for more than 15 years they were “mother and son. “
Estoy con el corazón destrozado por tu partida. Mi más sentido pésame a tu querida familia.Descansa en paz Octavio de mi corazón.💔💔💔😭😭
— Ana Bertha Espin (@Anaberthaespin) October 30, 2021
Usuarios de la carretera Chamapa – Lechería captan en video y difunden vía @Twitter el momento de la captura de Benito (Octavio Ocaña) de la serie @Vecinosoficial de @Televisa #MexicoRojo a quienes policías y ciudadanos ubican como asaltantes #MexicoRojo Cc @cancerbero_real pic.twitter.com/wGTiHCZY7K
— MONITOR HISPANO by Caballero (@CaballeroMaicol) October 30, 2021
Other reactions from fellow Neighbors
One of the first to react on social networks to the death of Octavio Ocaña was the producer of “Necinos”, Elías Solorio, who, along with Eugenio Derbez, were the ones who discovered the actor and gave him the opportunity to debut on television.
“I can’t believe it, Rest in peace, my dear Octavio. You leave all of us who knew you very sad. Have a good trip, Benito, “wrote the producer on Twitter.
On the other hand, Lalo España, who in the series plays “Germán”, was completely devastated by the news because, in addition to sharing credits in the production, it is known that they maintained a good friendship outside the forums.
“We are undone. I can’t sleep, I can’t stop crying and shaking. RIP Octavio Ocaña, our beloved Benito in Neighbors. My condolences to his parents and sisters. A big hug full of love. Thank you for so many laughs and for sharing your little angel ”, was the message that Lalo Spain wrote on his official Twitter profile.
A video posted on social networks reveals that the actor was still alive when police officers went to the place where the actor crashed his vehicle.
In the video it can be seen that at least four agents were present at the scene, one of them was taking a photograph and the others were checking the car. No one helped Ocaña, according to the recording.
The actor had movement in one of his hands and in the images, it is not observed that he has a firearm as the Mexican authorities claim.
Octavio Ocaña, Benito Rivers de Vecinos, estaba vivo y no hicieron nada 😔 pic.twitter.com/eL3F5LmhgE
— Nathan (@Its_aranda1) October 30, 2021
¡Se le cae el teatro al reportero @c4jimenez, video desmiente su versión de los hechos!
— Marco 🍥 (@__ElBicho007) October 30, 2021
What is known about the death of Octavio Ocaña?
So far, there is no official version of the authorities of the State of Mexico, however, it was confirmed that the actor died from a gunshot wound to the head and according to information published by the journalist, Carlos Jiménez, “Benito Rivers” He had been drinking alcoholic beverages for two consecutive days with two of his friends with whom he was traveling in his truck.
The journalist points out that everything derived from a request by the police to stop the truck, however, the actor ignored it and a chase began in which the actor and his companions shot at the uniformed men on one occasion, however, According to the journalist, the uniformed men did not repel the attack as the vehicle collided with a retaining wall as the actor received a bullet in the head.
It is worth mentioning that the actor was carrying a firearm and Carlos Jiménez pointed out that a bullet mark was found on the roof of the truck, which was allegedly fired from inside the vehicle, for which expert reports are still being carried out to determine what was exactly what happened. The actor’s companions were arrested and although his identity is unknown, it was reported that they are friends of the actor.
Another version about the death of Octavio Ocaña
Some police reports indicate that The actor was in the Tepojaco area when two armed men approached him and tried to strip him of the vehicle. The fact would have been seen by people close to the place who reported to the police.
Upon realizing that they had been discovered, the criminals would have gone up to the unit and forced the artist to drive. A manhunt began.
Then a shot was heard; subsequently, the vehicle went off the road and ended up hitting a mound of dirt. Octavio Ocaña was taken to the hospital after being seriously injured and, hours later, his death was confirmed.