Ali Landry, Alejandro Monteverde

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Ali Landry and her family are in mourning.

Landry and her husband, Alejandro Gómez Monteverde, scattered the ashes of Alejandro's father and brother Wednesday in the ocean in Tampico, Mexico, E! News has learned. A mass will be held in their honor Friday evening at a Los Angeles church.

Juan Manuel Gómez Fernández and Juan Manuel Gómez Monteverde were kidnapped and held hostage 16 days after leaving their home in Tamaulipas, Mexico, but their bodies were discovered in Veracruz, Mexico, with severe head wounds. Ali and Alejandro haven't issued a statement about their tragic loss but Little Boy producer Eduardo Verástegui, who worked closely with Alejandro, expressed his heartfelt condolences on Twitter. 

Alejandro Monteverde, Father


"With a heart full of pain and sadness, I ask for prayers for my friend and 'compadre' Alejandro Gomez Monteverde and all his family," his tweet reads in English. "My deepest condolences to my soul brother, I love you so much 'compadre,' I put my heart in your hands and I join you in this deep pain."

Alejandro's brother was formerly a business partner at La Perecita, a restaurant that was rumored to have relations with drug cartels.

Ali and Alejandro married in 2006 and have three children together.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to Alejandro and his family.

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