A fan of Jenny Rivera lights a candle at the Basilica of Guadalupe in the city of Monterrey, Mexico, Monday Dec. 10, 2012. U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash early Sunday in northern Mexico.
Video cameras and flags used by the forensic experts are unloaded from a helicopter on top of the hill next to the canyon where an airplane crash occurred a day earlier claiming the life of U.S.-born singer Jenni Rivera near the town of Iturbude, Mexico, Monday Dec. 10, 2012. The crash in northern Mexico also killed six friends and co-workers.
Singer and actress Jenni Rivera.
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Tearful fans set up candlelight shrines and memorials to Jenni Rivera from California to Mexico, as investigators said it would take days to piece together the wreckage of the plane carrying the Mexican-American music superstar and find out why it went down.