By Nohelia Castro
July 27, 2017 06:48 PM
Marc Anthony
Credit: CJ Rivera/FilmMagic

Marco Antonio Muñiz, better known as Marc Anthony, shared the news via social media that his mother Guillermina Quiñones passed away on Thursday afternoon.

“Today at 12:10 PM my family’s hero, our rock, our protector, inspiration and now ANGEL passed away. She left in peace, accompanied by all your prayers and well wishes for which we thank you all,” said the image posted by the singer on Twitter. “Mami, I’m going to miss you so much!”

Four days ago, the salsa singer asked his followers to pray for his mother, but he did not specify why. “Please pray for my mom today. I love you mommy,” was the last message that Anthony tweeted.

The details on the death of Guillermina Quiñones remain unknown.

This story is developing.

Translated by Thatiana Diaz