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Mexican TV thesp Mariana Levy died Friday of a heart attack after a man armed with a pistol approached her car on a Mexico City street.

Levy, 39, featured on the “Nuestra Casa” show on the Televisa network, developed labored breathing after seeing the weapon. Her husband, Jose Maria Fernandez Jr., drove her to a clinic where she died.

A man is being held on suspicion of illegal weapons possession. He did not apparently directly threaten or make any contact with Levy.

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