Mexican social media influencer Maria Fernanda Robles tragically drowned during a nighttime swim with a friend. Her lifeless body was discovered close to the shoreline several hours after the incident. Just before the unfortunate event, Maria Fernanda Robles had shared an image on her Instagram stories featuring herself and a friend posing together.
The heartrending image captures Maria Fernanda Robles and her friend in a tender moment, their heads touching and contentment evident in their smiles. The 21-year-old influencer, who had amassed more than 25,000 followers on Instagram, had a penchant for posting snapshots from her travels and nightlife. On August 14, around 4:40 am, she met her untimely demise by drowning in Mazatlán, Mexico. The incident occurred after she ventured into the water in the company of two other friends. Despite the efforts of the Mazatlán police, Maria’s body was not initially located and only washed ashore later.
Instagram Influencer Maria Fernanda Robles Passes Away
One of Maria’s companions faced a perilous situation in the waves but was fortunately rescued by another friend. Upon discovering Maria’s lifeless body on the beach, her friends immediately contacted emergency services. Authorities were able to identify her later that day, and it was determined that she had been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident. Just hours prior to the tragic event, Maria Fernanda Robles had posted an Instagram story featuring an image of a shark as well as a photograph alongside a female friend.
Maria was born to her mother, Mari Cruz Robles, before Mari Cruz’s relationship with the well-known Mexican singer Luis Ángel (El Flaco). Despite the divorce that followed, Luis Ángel remained a father figure for Maria. The singer went on to have two more children with Mari Cruz: Angela, now 19, and Luis, now 13.
Reflecting on the situation, Luis Ángel expressed empathy for the challenges of youth and the sense of invincibility that often accompanies it. He shared how life had provided him with multiple opportunities, but tragically, his daughter was not granted another chance. The loss of Maria Fernanda Robles has left an irreplaceable void, and he acknowledged the struggle to comprehend the magnitude of the tragedy.