Former Miss Venezuela Shot Deat at 29 #MonicaSpear

The Venezuelan beauty queen and actress Monica Spear was murder along with her ex-husband Henry Thomas Berry. Spear’s five year old daughter, Maya was shot in the leg but survived. The family was attacked after their car broke down in a highway in Caracas, Venezuela.

During the attempt of the robbery armed men approached the rented vehicle, the family locked themselves in the car and that’s when the assaulter opened fired killing Spear at 29.

Monica Spear won the title Miss Venezuela back in 2004 and appeared in various Venezuelan soap operas. She came into the U.S. market inTelemundo’s soap opera, Flor Salvaje in 2011. Spear’s most recent appearance was in Pasion Prohibidawhich was released in 2013.

In 2013 Venezuela had over 24,000 homicides, the nation’s capitolCaracas has been rated as “critical”.

 

Photo Credit: Howard Yanes / Reuters
Photo Credit: Howard Yanes / Reuters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources: E! News

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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