Mirjana Puhar, a recent contestant on “America’s Next Top Model,” was found dead in a triple homicide Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to police reports.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to a call Tuesday evening that three people appeared to be dead in a Charlotte home. Officers discovered the bodies of Puhar, 19, Jonathan Cosme Alvarado, 23, and Jusmar Isiah Gonzaga-Garcia, 21.

Puhar appeared on “America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 21, the most recent season of the popular reality TV show hosted by supermodel Tyra Banks.

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Emmanuel Jesus Rangel, 19, was quickly identified as a suspect in the slayings, brought into police custody and charged with three counts of first-degree homicide. He is in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Law enforcement sources tell us the preliminary investigation leads police to believe the murders were drug related — and the victims knew the killer.
Our Mirjana source says the young model had only been with the boyfriend for a few months.

Mirjana Puhar, her boyfriend Jonathan Cosme Alvarado, and friend, Jusmar Isiah Gonzaga-Garcia, were all found shot in a Charlotte, North Carolina residence. Puhar is said to have recently moved in with her boyfriend three months ago.

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