Selena mural in Downtown Austin erased hours after it was completed

AUSTIN, Texas -- A mural honoring the late Latina music sensation, Selena, was painted in downtown Austin.

The creation took Dallas-based artists' Jeremy Biggers and Hatziel Flores about two days to paint, but was erased just hours after it was finished.

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The manager of the building said the Selena portrait was meant to be a surprise for the SXSW.

It was removed immediately since the building itself is considered historic and the painters did not have the correct permits.

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