Former Miss Venezuela 2004 and popular telenovela
actress, Monica Spear, 29, and her ex-husband Thomas
Berry, 39, were shot dead in their car on a highway in
Venezuela by armed robbers in front of their 5 year old
daughter on Monday January 6th, local news reports.
Monica and Thomas were traveling with their daughter
late Monday night when their car hit a sharp object
which had been placed on the Puerto Cabello highway.
The couple came out of their car and dialed for help.
While waiting for a tow truck, they saw armed men
coming their way and locked themselves in their car.
The men, later found to be armed robbers, opened fire
through the car window, killing Monica & Thomas and
injuring their daughter. Continue
Police in Puerto Cabello say they have arrested five
suspects, some of them teenagers. Monica and Thomas
officially split two years but remained close and spent
holidays together for the sake of their daughter. Monica
resided in the US and was in Venezuela on holiday with
her ex at the time of the incident.
Monica appeared in a few Telemundo soaps including
“Pasion Prohibida” and “Flor Salvaje” while Thomas was
a travel consultant who lived in Caracas. He was
Their car was riddled with bullets