Gabriela Barajas, whose husband Jorge Navarro Sánchez died alongside co-star Luis Gerardo Rivera

    Tragic Mexican actor Jorge Navarro Sánchez died after plunging 16ft from a bridge

    The heartbroken wife of a TV star who plunged to his death alongside a colleague while rehearsing a scene has demanded details of what happened.

    Jorge Navarro Sánchez, 46, and Luis Gerardo Rivera, 30, fell from a bridge in Mexico City.

    They were stars of popular drama Sin Miedo a la Verdad, which translates as Without Fear of the Truth.

    Gabriela Barajas, Mr Sánchez's told Infobae Mexico that a full investigation into the tragedy is needed.

    She said following the actor's funeral: This should not have happened if there had been the necessary security measures on the set."

    And she continued: "My son knows what happened to his dad, at first I tried telling him through a fable, so that he understood that now his dad would be an angel and that he was going to protect us."

    Luis Gerardo Rivera died in the tragedy on the set of the Mexican TV show

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    Ms Barajas revealed that the family would be seeking compensation.

    The two actors slipped from a bridge which was around 16ft from the ground at around 9pm on Thursday, January 16.

    The older actor died at the scene, while his co-star died from his injuries in hospital.

    Horrified bystanders on the show's set rushed to help, but were unable to save them.

    The show, which centres around a hacker who fights injustice through a video blog, was in its third series.

    Mr Sánchez had previously starred in Netflix series Monarca, as well as several network shows.

    Ms Barajas said her husband loved being part of the show, and described herself as his "number one fan".

    In a brief statement TV network Televisa said: "Our prayers are with the relatives of Jorge and Luis Gerardo, to whom we extend our most heartfelt condolences."



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