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Ex-Miss Venezuela Monica Spear shot dead in front of daughter

January 08, 2014 17:21 IST

Ex-Miss Venezuela Monica Spear and her former husband Thomas Henry Berry were shot dead by robbers on a roadside near Venezuela’s main port of Puerto Cabello.

The 29-year-old former Miss Venezuela and her 39-year-old British former husband who owns a travel agency were killed in front of their five-year-old daughter who was injured in the attack

According to the director of the country’s investigative police, Jose Gregorio Sierralta, the incident occurred after their car hit a sharp object that had been placed on the highway and had been lifted onto a tow truck.

Image: Miss Universe 2005 contestant Monica Spear

Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Source: ANI