The woman crowned Miss Venezuela in 2004 and her ex-boyfriend were shot dead in front of their 5-year-old daughter after they resisted a robbery.
The daughter survived the attack.
According to USA Today:
Monica Spear, 29, and Henry Thomas Berry, 39, were slain late Monday night on a roadside near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela’s main port, after their car broke down, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.
It said their daughter was in stable condition after getting medical attention for unspecified injuries. Local media reports said the couple had a good relationship despite being divorced and were awaiting a tow truck when attacked.
Spear was also a soap opera actress for the U.S.-based Telemundo network, and was most recently featured on Pasion Prohibida. She split her time between Venezuela and the United States and was on vacation when slain.
She posted this video via Instagram just two days ago:
Our prayers are with her family and her daughter.
SOURCE: USA Today | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty