First Transgender Reality Star Miriam Rivera Found Dead At 38 As Husband Suspects Foul Play

Date August 13, 2019

It was recently reported that Miriam Rivera has passed away, nevertheless, the circumstances surrounding her death has left those close to her confused.

A groundbreaking reality show

Many people who knew Miriam may have seen her on their TV screens. Her reality TV Show 'There's Something About Miriam' which aired in 2004 was quite a big hit at the time.

Later on, she also appeared as one of the Big Brother Australia contestants, which brought her even more attention.

Gone at 38

The news of Miriam's passing has just been released to the public despite the fact that she actually has actually been gone for a few months. Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, her husband Daniel Cuervo, said he suspects there's some foul play involved.

It was reported that there is some mystery surrounding the cause of death even though it's being passed off as a suicide. According to Daniel, Miriam's refusal to agree to be a sex worker may have led to her death.

He revealed to the publication that Miriam had called him on February 5 saying she was feeling unwell and he advised her to go see a doctor.

She called me again before leaving the hospital at 12pm and that was the last time we spoke.

Unfortunately, at 2 pm that day, she was found dead by hanging at her Mexico home. When Daniel, who was in New York, asked for her body to be flown to him from Mexico, he was told that she had been cremated already.

Miriam's close friend Jeanett Ørtoft is also reportedly suspicious.

Some say she was killed for going against human trafficking, others say that she took her own life.


Since the announcement of her passing, a number of people have taken to social media to express their views on the tragic news.

It sounds like Miriam's loved ones, while devastated by the loss, are still searching for answers.

Hopefully, everything gets cleared up soon.