So crazy! The lead suspect in the murder of America’s Next Top Model contestant Mirjana Puhar has been arrested and charged — Hollywoodlife.com has exclusively obtained the mug shot.
Mirjana Puhar, 19, and two others were viscously murdered in her boyfriend’s home by Emmanuel Jesus Rangel, according to police who have just released his mug shot. In the new police report, we learned shocking details about the crime and it’s relation to drugs.
Emmanuel Jesus Rangel’s Mugshot: Mirjana Puhar’s Murder Suspect Arrested
Detectives with the Homicide/ADW Unit have charged Emmanuel Jesus Rangel with the murders of Mirjana Puhar, Jonathan Cosme Alvarado and Jusmar Isiah Gonzaga-Garcia.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police statement reads:
“During the investigation, detectives identified Mr. Rangel as a suspect in this case and obtained three Murder warrants for his arrest. Earlier this morning, detectives with the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team located and arrested Mr. Rangel without incident. Mr. Rangel was then transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed by detectives. Upon completion of the interview, Mr. Rangel was charged with three counts of 1st Degree Murder. Preliminary information indicates that the victims and suspect were known to one another and this incident was drug related. Mr. Rangel has been transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office where he will remain in custody.”
Also in the police statement, it’s revealed that Emmanuel was recently connected to another murder.
“Mr. Rangel has also been charged in connection with a murder that took place in Matthews, North Carolina on Sunday February 22, 2015. For information concerning the murder that occurred in Matthews, NC, please contact Officer Tim Ayock with the Matthews Police Department.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their friends and families.
— Shira Benozilio