Aguascalientes’ representative for the upcoming Miss Mexico pageant, Ximena Hita, was found dead in her home on Friday, New Year’s Day.
The cause of her death is still unknown. Suicide was allegedly being considered but this has not yet been confirmed.
In an official statement, the Miss Mexico organization said, “The confirmation of the death of Ximena Hita Miss Aguascalientes, whom we met, appreciated and admired, fills us with pain and sadness, who will forever remain in our memories.”
After the sad news of Ximena’s passing broke online, comments of sympathy and condolences came pouring in on social media.
The 21-year-old model, paramedic, and a nursing student was supposed to compete in the 4th edition of Miss Mexico in Chihuahua next March.
Photos: Carlos Reyes, Jemeneth Photography, Ximena Hita / Instagram