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Monica Spear killed by robbers

The former Venezuelan beauty queen - Monica Spear and her ex-husband were shot dead and their five years old daughter wounded after they resisted robbers who attacked their car in Puerto Cabello according to the report and news.

Monica Spear, 29, and Thomas Berry, 39, were killed on Monday near Puerto Cabello, the country's main port, while driving to capital Caracas, investigators said on Tuesday.

The police investigative said their car broke down after being hit by "a sharp object placed on the highway". Robbers then moved on the stricken vehicle, and apparently opened fire when the family attempted to lock themselves inside.

Monica Spear, who won Miss Venezuela in 2004 before becoming a soap-opera actress and Berry, a British citizen, suffered multiple wounds. Their five years old daughter, Maya, was shot in the leg according to the local media reported.

Police said in Puerto Cabello had arrested five suspects, some under age 18.