Fashion designer Carolina Herrera's nephew found dead in Venezuela

Designer Carolina Herrera acknowledges the audience after her Fall 2015 collection was modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (Richard Drew)

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 businessmen 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 Associated Press that 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.
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