Pop Culture: Kevin Alejandro

Kevin Alejandro getting killed with a machete to the head on Southland
It was the chop heard round the world! Fans of TNT’s Southland were shocked and saddened last season when Kevin Alejandro’s character, Gang Detective Nate Moretta, was suddenly and violently killed. The charming detective was struck on the back of the head with a machete by a gang member and [presumably] died from brain trauma at the hospital. “I thought it was an amazing way to go out,” he continued. “It was so unexpected and that’s the way life is. You never know, and it happened that quick — in four seconds you’re done.” 

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.