Map of Caversham on Saldivar remained composed and fended off the allegations of disgruntled fan club mem – bers as made by malcontents who wanted free Selena merchandise. Allegedly frightened of Quintanilla, the 34-year-old Saldivar purchased a Brazilian-made .38-caliber Taurus revolver the next day for protection. Finally convinced by her father that Saldivar was ruining her business reputation and stealing from her, Selena agreed to fire the woman. On the morning of March 30, 1995, the 23-year-old singer phoned Saldivar in Monterrey, Mexico where she was overseeing the proposed opening of another Selena, Etc. store. Saldivar drove back to Corpus Christi that day, later phoning Selena to report her car had been stolen and she had been kidnapped and raped. Map of Caversham 2016.