Mirjana Puhar, who competed in the 21st cycle of “America’s Next Top Model,” was killed in a triple homicide in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday, NBC affiliate WCNC reports.
A suspect, 19-year-old Emmanuel Jesus Rangel, has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder.
According to police, in addition to Puhar, 19, Jusmar Isiah Gonzanga-Garcia, 21, and 23-year-old Jonathan Cosme Alvarado were also killed.
Police said that their investigation into the shootings indicates that the victims knew the suspect. They also said that the crime was likely drug-related. TMZ identifies Alvarado as Puhar’s boyfriend.
Rangel is also facing charges, along with two others, in a murder that took place in Matthews, North Carolina, which left one dead.
Source: TheWrap | Tim Kenneally