‘Top Model Belgium’ Finalist Falls Naked to Her Death in Malaysia


A Dutch model based in Malaysia fell to her death while staying at an apartment in Jalan Dang Wangi in Kuala Lumpur on Dec. 7.

The model was identified as 19-year-old Ivana Esther Robert Smit, according to The Star.

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Initial investigations revealed that the teen model may have been intoxicated when she fell from the 20th floor of the apartment and landed on the sixth floor balcony without any clothes on.

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Meanwhile, sources revealed that Smit was staying at the apartment owned by an American man and his Kazakh wife. They said that the couple, along with Smit, were out drinking at the local entertainment spot in Bangsar before the accident, NST reported.

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The three then came back to the apartment after partying. According to the sources, the couple already went to their room while Smit rested in the hall. It is believed that she took off her clothes later on and proceeded to walk to the balcony where she fell over.

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Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm, Shaharuddin Abdullah, said that the case has been classified as sudden death and that there were no indications of an external cause.

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Our investigations so far and the post-mortem report shows no elements of foul play,” he said in a statement.

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However, the authorities are urging anyone who might have any information about what happened to contact the local police.

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Smit, who was the second runner-up in the Malaysian Supermodel Search 2014, is one of the finalists making the Top Model Belgium 2018. She also has a Dutch-Belgian dual citizenship.

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