A former America’s Next Top Model contestant, Mirjana Puhar is dead.

According to TMZ, the 19-year-old who appeared on the 15th season of the show (which aired last year), was killed on Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reports are indicating it was a triple homicide which involved Puhar’s boyfriend Jonathan Alvarado and another woman.

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Police have told TMZ that 19-year-old Emmanuel Jesus Rangel has been charged with three counts of 1st degree murder. Rangel was reportedly Puhar’s boyfriend’s roommate. Puhar was also living with the men at the time of the murder. “Preliminary information indicates that the victims and suspect were known to one another and this incident was drug related,” CMPD authorities stated.

Puhar was eliminated during the 10th episode of the season. Many of Puhar’s co-contestants on “American Next Top Model” expressed their sorrows on Twitter, including Chantelle Winnie aka Winnie Harlow.

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Tyra Banks has yet to take to social media or any outlet to speak out the tragic death of Puhar. Puhar was extremely popular on the show and on social media, with more than 37,000 followers on Instagram.

Head over to TMZ for more information.

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Michelle Manetti is a graduate of Pace University and has a degree in Communication Studies with a concentration of Media Studies. She met Marc Jacobs in an elevator once. She also believes that yoga, Liquiteria and a Hunter Thompson book could save the world.

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