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Gunmen execute 23-year-old model in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

June 26, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Gunmen execute 23-year-old model in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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Gunmen stormed a home and executed a model in front of her family members in Nuevo, Leon Mexico on Friday, police officials said.

The woman identified as Karla Karina Garza Garcia was shot in the head at point blank on Friday around 1 p.m. at her home in the suburban municipality of Apodaca.

According to Proceso, Garcia worked for a modeling agency and was a dancer for a group called the Diamonds Girls, who appeared on a show on Multimedios Television in Nuevo Leon.

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Police investigators said two gunmen wearing black caps forcibly entered the home, held the family at gunpoint and asked for Garcia.

The 23-year-old mother of two was caught attempting to flee out of a back door of the house and shot in the back of the head causing her instant death.

Her mother and sister who were home at the time called an ambulance, which arrived in minutes but found Garza already dead.

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After the killing, the armed assailants reportedly fled the scene in a white van.

Local new outlets reported that Garcia was married and had two children ages 2 and 5 with Hilario Carvajal, who was murdered earlier this year in the border state of Tamaulipas.

Police officials said that until now the motive is unknown for both homicides, but investigators said Carvajal had organized crime involvement and believed both executions are related.

Garza Garcia isn’t the only high-profile beauty killed from drug-related violence.

Mexican beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez was killed during a 2012 shootout

Mexican beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez was killed during a 2012 shootout

Mexican beauty queen Maria Susana “Susy” Flores, was the girlfriend of Orso Ivan Gastelum ‘El Cholo Ivan,” the high-ranking Sinaloa cartel capo who was captured back in January with Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

Flores’ romance with El Cholo Ivan would prove to be fatal. She was killed during a 2012 gun battle between Sinaloa Cartel gunmen and Mexican Marines.

Federal investigators discovered an automatic weapon by the side of Flores and officials said gunpowder residue on her skin indicated she was also firing on the Marines during the shootout.

Colombian beauty queen Liliana Lozano was found murder in Jan. 2009

Colombian beauty queen Liliana Lozano was found murder in Jan. 2009

In January 2009, the body of Colombian beauty queen actress Liliana Lozano was found  ditch on the side of a hotel in city of Pradera along with the brother of drug lord Leonidas Vargas, who was executed the year prior.

Police said the bodies of Lozano and Vargas had shown signs of torture before they were both shot to death.

Investigators said Lozano’s death was likely part of an ongoing war for control of her boyfriend’s cocaine empire.

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