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Oxygen to air doc featuring new interviews with Selena's killer Yolanda Saldivar

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Flowers are left by Selena's widower Chris Perez during an unveiling ceremony honoring Tejano singer with a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles in 2017. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Oxygen said it plans to air a two-part docuseries -- featuring new interviews with Yolanda Saldivar who has been in prison for fatally shooting Tejano pop star Selena since 1995 -- on Feb. 17 and 18.

The episodes will also be available to stream on Peacock the days after they premiere on cable television.

Saldivar, who was president of Selena's fan club and manager of her boutiques, was convicted of killing the artist in Texas and sentenced to life imprisonment with the possibility of parole after 30 years.

Selena fired Saldivar for embezzling from her businesses shortly before her death.

Now 63, Saldivar is up for parole next year.

"Selena & Yolanda: The Secrets Between Them marks the first time in over two decades that Saldivar has been interviewed extensively in English and on camera," Oxygen said in a press release.

"In a series of wide-ranging interviews from prison, Saldivar details her working relationship and friendship with Selena, and she's not alone. For the first time, members of Yolanda's family discuss the two women and share never-before-revealed documents and recordings in an effort to show there was more to the tragedy than the public knows."

Jennifer Lopez played the 23-year-old singer in the 1997 movie, Selena, and Christian Serratos played her in Netflix's Selena: The Series in 2020.