Wednesday, March 4, 2015
America’s Next Top Model Alum Mirjana Puhar Murdered
Former "America's Next Top Model" contestant Mirjana Puhar was murdered her body was found on Tuesday in an apartment in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was 19.
There were three victims, which includes her boyfriend, Jonathan Alvarado, 23, and Jusmar Gonzaga-Garcia, 21. Jusmar is a friend of Jonathan. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department, they have arrested Emmanuel Jesus Rangel, 19, and charged him with three counts of first degree murder.
Puhar joined cycle 21 of the America’s Next Top Model a Tyra Banks reality show, that featured both male and female model. She was eliminated in the 10th episode of the season.
Tyra Banks and Top Model executive producer Ken Mok said in a statement, "We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic news about Mirjana Puhar. She was a vivacious and promising young woman. Our hearts and prayers go out to her loved ones."
The winner of cycle 21, Keith Carlos, took to Twitter to express his love and condolences.