America’s Next Top Model fans have sending condolences to the family of Cycle 21 contestant Mirjana Puhar upon hearing news that the fan-favorite was gunned down Tuesday along with her boyfriend and his roommate, the energetic model made it through 10 episodes of her season and was pegged by viewers as one of the few cast members on the show that seemed to have a promising career ahead of her after being eliminated. The triple shooting is said to be drug-related but that allegation have yet to be confirmed, read more on this story below..
A source who was very close to Mirjana confirmed to TMZ that she was one of the 3 victims found dead in a home that belonged to Mirjana’s boyfriend. The source says a friend of the couple went to the house after getting a call that gunshots were heard. We’re told the friend went into the house, saw 2 bodies — Mirjana and the bf — and then called police to report the killings. The friend didn’t see the 3rd victim, but did see money scattered around the house.
19-year-old Mirjana was on the 21st cycle of ‘ANTM’ … which aired last year. She was eliminated from the show in the 10th episode. Law enforcement sources tell us the preliminary investigation leads police to believe the murders were drug related and the victims knew the killer. –TMZ
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic news about Mirjana Puhar. She was a vivacious and promising young woman. Our hearts and prayers go out to her loved ones” -Tyra Banks & Ken Mok/HollywoodLife
The Top Model family is deeply saddened by the tragic news of Mirjana Puhar. We love you, Mirjana. Forever.
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) February 26, 2015