Body of Fashion Designer's Nephew Found in Truck in Venezuela

The body of Carolina Herrera's nephew was found Thursday
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 13, 2017 4:24 PM CDT
Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera in 2014. Herrera's 34-year-old nephew, Reinaldo Jose Herrera, was found dead Thursday inside a truck on a road near Caracas, according to Venezuela's...   (Marco Ugarte)

(Newser) – A nephew of fashion designer Carolina Herrera has been found dead inside a truck on a road near Venezuela's capital. The public prosecutor's office said in a statement Friday that the body of 34-year-old businessman Reinaldo Jose Herrera was found the night before near Caracas. Another businessman was found dead in the same place. The cause of the two men's death was unclear. Opposition leader Roland Carreno told the AP Herrera was the nephew of the Venezuelan-American designer. Carolina Herrera's company did not immediately comment. Venezuela has among the highest murder rates in the world. (Read more Venezuela stories.)

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