Seminole State College of Florida alumna Monica Spear, a former Miss Venezuela, was shot and killed in Venezuela, police told media Tuesday.
Spear, who won the Miss Venezuela crown in 2004, and her ex-husband Thomas Henry Berry, a travel company boss from London, according to reports, both were killed and are believed to be the victims of an attempted robbery or kidnapping.
Spear started in the College's English Language Studies program in 2001 and received her Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree with honors in May 2003. She transferred to the University of Central Florida, where she earned her bachelor’s degree.
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