Lina Marulanda, a famous and successful supermodel from Columbia has died at the young age of 29. She was born on May 15th, 1980 in Medellin, Colombia. Not only was Marulanda a popular television host, but she will be remembered as one of Columbia’s most successful models. The news came April 22, 2010 that Lina jumped to her death, falling from her sixth floor apartment, surely to be devastating news to those close to her.
According to a Colombian newspaper, police are confirming that Marulanda leaped out of the window of her Bogota, Colombia apartment. Reports are also indicating that Lina was experiencing depression as a result of a recent separation from her second husband, Carlos Onate. The stress of the split and a rumor also has surfaced that Lina was on antidepressants to help her cope with her most recent troubles. According to reports, Lina had only been married to Onate for four months.
Lina started modeling at the age of 12 years of age and went on to work as a television presenter on the Colombian news show, CM&Y Caracol.
There has been no official statement from Lina’s family, friends or employer. Our thoughts go out to her family and friends. This has to be devastating news for those close to Lina Marulanda.