Tejano star Selena's brother in custody after turning himself in at courthouse

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In Neuces County, A.B. Quintanilla awaits a judge's ruling on how and when he'll be released. (KTRK)

A.B. Quintanilla, the eldest brother of the slain queen of Tejano music Selena, is in custody in Nueces County.

Quintanilla, who was listed this month on a Top 10 fugitives list, showed up for a scheduled court hearing Wednesday morning and soon found himself in handcuffs.

Deputies said the record producer and musician was wanted for contempt of court and non-payment of child support.

Authorities said the 53-year-old is being held on contempt of court, and is still in custody with no bond.

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In Nueces County, the brother of Tejano superstar Selena is wanted by police.


A judge will decide when and under what conditions to release him.

Quintanilla was a part of Selena y Los Dinos, which launched his youngest sister toward stardom, and went on to start Los Kumbia Kings.
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the youngest child of the Quintanilla family, was murdered by Yolanda Saldivar in a hotel room in Corpus Christi on March 31, 1995.

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