Mirjana Puhar, America's Next Top Model

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Now two men have been charged with the murder of America's Next Top Model contestant Mirjana Puhar.

The 19-year-old model was killed Feb. 24 along with her boyfriend, Jonathan Alvarado, and his roommate, Jusmar Gonzaga-Garcia, at the guys' house in Charlotte, N.C.

Emmanuel Jesus Rangel, 19, was arrested and charged with three counts murder last month and, on Thursday, 19-year-old David Ezequel Lopez was charged with three counts of first-degree murder as well.

Police have confirmed that Lopez was booked last night after voluntarily showing up for an interview with detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Homicide/ADW Unit.

Mug Shots, Murder of Mirjana Puhar

Mecklenburg County Jail

He was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and remains behind bars, as does Rangel.

Authorities say that this is still an ongoing investigation.

Mug Shots, Murder of Mirjana Puhar

Mecklenburg County Jail

Puhar was the 10th hopeful to be eliminated on the 21st cycle of America's Next Top Model, and second to feature both men and women.

"We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic news about Mirjana Puhar. She was a vivacious and promising young woman," Tyra Banks and fellow executive producer Ken Mok said in a statement after her death. "Our hearts and prayers go out to her loved ones."

Puhar had a romance with fellow contestant Denzel Wells during taping, and three weeks ago he posted this tribute on Instagram, writing, "I loved and cared about you...And although you knew, I regret I waited one day too late to tell you I loved and cared about you."

In the words of my grandfather: "Don't give me my roses when I'm dead; give them to me now so I can see, and feel, and touch, and appreciate them, right NOW." If it's not those who've wronged you trying to jump into the casket, it's others trying to give you your flowers as it's too late. I thank God that I was blessed and fortunate enough to share so many flowers with you in such a short amount of time. I regret only two things: that the world had yet to see your inner beauty-a light which shined 10x brighter than your outer beauty. And although you knew, I regret I waited one day too late to tell you how much I loved and cared about you. You are magnificent inside and out. You are loved, you are cherished, you are missed. Watch over me from above and make sure I do enough good in the world to see you again some day. It took me forever to find these photos of us; so much time in fact that I cried and cried dreading the fact that they might have been lost forever. Thank you for helping me find them. I know that was your sign to me that you are ok and in a better place. I thank all of you for your condolences, the thoughtful messages and phone calls, and those of you who understand that death, along with all facets of life, takes time, and I thank you for giving me time and space to mourn. Please continue to pray for Mirjana and her family, but most importantly respect her and honor her memory so that she may rest in peace.

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