Mónica Spear Passes Away at 29

Posted Tuesday January 7, 2014 8:40 PM GMT

In a sad turn of events, former Ms. Venezuela Mónica Spear was shot and killed in Caracas, Venezuela on Monday (January 6).

The 29-year-old beauty queen's ex-husband was also killed during a robbery attempt on the Puerto Cabello-Valencia highway while her 5-year-old-daughter survived.

According to reports, the beauty queen-turned-actress' rental car was involved in a minor accident when armed men opened fire on the vehicle.

Miss Spear won the title of Miss Venezuela in 2004 and began acting in telenovelas shortly after.

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