- Theater producer Pablo Jiménez and his son have died in a car explosion.
- Friends and colleagues mourn their death.
Pablo Jiménez, a prestigious theater producer in Mexico, and his son Pablo Jiménez Jr., a member of the metal band Cerberus, have died after their car caught fire.
The death of Pablo Jiménez and his son was announced
According to the newspaper El Universal, Pablo “Pollito” Jiménez and his son Pablo Jiménez Jr. died last Sunday at dawn when they were both being driving down Avenida Reforma in Mexico City in their luxury car.
Unfortunately, the driver crashed their Mercedes-Benz, causing it to catch fire. Both father and son could not get out of the fire alive. The driver managed to survive and was rushed to the hospital. The authorities confirmed that it was not a homicide but an unfortunate accident.
Friends and colleagues mourn the deaths of the theater producer and the singer
Various personalities from the Theatre Guild have sent their condolences to the family that unfortunately lost two members in a one instant.
The Twitter account of the Theater Association in Mexico City officially announced these unfortunate deaths: “We regret the tragic death of the theater producer Pablo Jiménez and also of his son, Pablo Jiménez Jr. He was a man of theater and heir to the dramatic tradition of his father, Ramiro Jiménez; he was also the owner of the Teatro Ofelia y Ramiro Jiménez.”
“He was a great friend”
El Universal also highlights the condolences of Alejandro Gou, a prestigious Mexican theater producer and entertainment entrepreneur who, shocked by the terrible news, did not hesitate to use his social media to offer his family the most heartfelt condolences:
“He was a great friend, son of Don Ramiro Jiménez El Pollo. He and I, being two sons of successful producers, were friends, and obviously, since we were little, we lived together a lot and shared a love of the theater. We produced plays and did many tours together. A great producer, a great father, and a best friend.”
“Today, the theater is in mourning”
Both father and son were quite well known in the entertainment industry. Pablo Jiménez Jr. was the lead vocalist of the metal band Cerberus. Learning of the tragedy, the actor and director Rafael Perrín posted the following message:
“Today, the theater is in mourning. Pablo Jiménez was a lifelong friend. The entrepreneur and owner of the theater Ofelia passed away. It hurts a lot. God knows what he’d have done. [Wishing him] a good journey to immortality,” commented the actor after hearing the terrible news.
The son of the Saint speaks about the tragic death of Pablo Jiménez and his son
The Mexican wrestler El Hijo del Santo also offered a few words regarding the death of Pablo Jiménez and his son, Cerberus’ vocalist who was also known by his stage name Paul Wrath:
“I deeply regret the passing of Paul Wrath and his father Pablo Jiménez. I send my sincere condolences to their family. Today, my son just lost his best friend. Rest in peace.”
“How sad for both father and son to die”
The Instagram account of the “Chisme No Like” TV program also reported on the accident. Followers and users immediately offered their condolences. The comments highlight the talent of both personalities:
“I knew them; they were very good people, noble and with a great future ahead of them. This news is unfortunate.”
“What a shame about this tragedy. May their souls rest in peace.”
“How sad for both father and son to die, but dust we are, and to dust we will return. Rest in peace.”
Pablo Jiménez and Paul Wrath are remembered
Infobae highlights the career of Pablo Jiménez Jr. Also known as Paul Wrath. He had a band called Cerberus and had worked with producers such as Grag Fieldman and Dave Collins. He had opened concerts for Metallica and shared the stage with Stone Sour, Bullet for My Valentine, and others.
His father, the Mexican producer Pedro Jiménez, stood out for being one of the first promoters of the Libanés Theater and was the owner of the Ofelia Theater and the Ramiro Jiménez Theater, according to information from El Universal. May they rest in peace.
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