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Monica Spear was elected Miss Venezuela in 2004 Caracas, Venezuela (CNN) -- In one of her last Twitter posts, Venezuelan beauty queen Monica Spear wished her fans peace, health and love. The 29-year-old soap opera star was gunned down by the side of a country road less than a week later. Spear and her ex-husband, Thomas Henry Berry, were driving in Venezuela's Carabobo state Monday night when their car broke down, officials said. Armed robbers opened fire, killing both of them. Their 5-year-old daughter survived Monday's shooting, authorities said, but was shot in the leg. "It is presumed that the motive was robbery," Venezuelan Justice Minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres said. "We are still investigating. There are five people detained who are being interrogated." Spear was Miss Venezuela in 2004 and represented her country in the Miss Universe pageant the next year. Her popularity opened the door to acting roles in soap operas that eventually ma