London, Ont., woman killed in roadside gunpoint robbery in Mexico, family and friends say

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A London, Ont., woman who lived in Mexico for close to a decade was killed during a roadside robbery while driving home to Canada, according to friends and local news reports. 

Canadian officials have not yet confirmed the death of Gabriele Schart, but her family and friends have spoken to CBC News. 

Schart owned the Firefly Cinema and karaoke bar in Zipolite, a town in southern Mexico. The business, founded by Schart about eight years ago, was a popular gathering spot for expatriates and locals, friends say. 

Family members say they’ve been told Schart was shot in Queretaro, just north of Mexico City, on Saturday —

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