NC man guilty of murdering 4, including 'Top Model' hopeful

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) " A North Carolina man has been convicted of murdering four people in two drug-related killings, including an aspiring model who appeared on a reality TV show.

A Charlotte jury on Tuesday found 21-year-old Edward Sanchez guilty of four counts of first-degree murder. He was sentenced to life without parole for each death, plus another 13 years for attempted murder.

One of his victims was Mirjana Puhar, a 2014 contestant on the TV show "America's Next Top Model."

The Charlotte Observer reports ( that 19-year-old Puhar, her heroin-dealer boyfriend Jonathan Alvarado and Jusmar Gonzaga-Garcia were found shot to death in a house near downtown Charlotte in February 2015. Rosool Harrell was gunned down two days earlier.

Emmanuel Rangel also faces murder charges for the killings.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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