Gerardo José Contreras, who was convicted of the homicide of magnificence queen Monica Spear and her ex-husband, died on July 13 from issues attributable to tuberculosis.
On July 24, journalists Deivis Ramírez and Pableysa Ostos reported by way of Twitter that the convicted felon, a.okay.a. El Gato, died in jail whereas receiving remedy for tuberculosis. He was serving a 25-year sentence for the murders of Spear, 29, and her ex-husband, Thomas Berry, 39.
According to ABC Information, Spear and Berry had been fatally shot whereas visiting their dwelling nation of Venezuela in 2014. The couple was driving with their daughter from Merida to the capitol of Caracas on the night time of January 4, when their car suffered a flat tire. As they waited for help contained in the automobile, three armed males approached their locked car earlier than capturing at them. Spear and Berry died on the scene, whereas their then-5-year-old daughter escaped with a gunshot wound to her leg.