On Saturday, may 13 fashion designer Carolina Herrera spoke about a family tragedy: her nephew Reynaldo Jose Herrera and his business partner Fabricio Mendoza was kidnapped and killed in Venezuela. Grieving aunt published a picture of a family member and remembered it.
“Thank you all for your heartwarming messages and support. My family and I thank you for your kindness. My family and I hope that the tragic murder of my nephew and his business partner will be investigated properly, and a terrible massacre and killings of youth in Venezuela will stop,” — wrote Caroline.
As it became known, 34-year-old Reynaldo and 31-year-old Mendoza was found dead in a truck on a highway near Caracas last Thursday, may 11. Police say the young men were kidnapped by a group of criminals during a dinner at the restaurant on the same day. According to police, the kidnappers demanded a ransom for Reynaldo and Mendoza, and although the ransom was paid immediately, at the time the men were already dead.