Mairjana Puhar was found shot to death in her home on Tuesday evening. Puhar was a promising model who had appeared on “America’s Next Top Model,” before being eliminated in the 10th round.
Puhar was Serbian and lived in North Carolina at the time. Her modeling career started when she was 12 and even moved to New York with her family to pursue modeling there for a time, and eventually moved to Charlotte.
A friend of hers reported the news of Puhar's murder to TMZ. She was murdered alongside Puhar was her boyfriend Jonathan Alvarado and his roommate Jusmar Gonzaga-Garcia. All three were very young and all under 25.
Emmanuel Jesus Rangel is charged with murdering the three. According to police, drugs may have been involved in the motive. The three victims apparently knew the killer. A friend discovered their bodies after hearing gunshots. They came to the scene and saw money all around the room, initially only seeing two bodies.