Puhar was killed in a triple homicide at her boyfriend's home in Charlotte, NC, on Tuesday, TMZ reported.
According to a source close to Puhar, the model was one of three victims found dead in the home after gunshots were reportedly heard.
A Puhar friend was informed of the gunshots via phone and then went to check on the house. The friend quickly arrived, according to TMZ, and discovered Puhar and her boyfriend dead. The friend did not discover the third victim before calling police to the scene.
Puhar was eliminated on the ninth episode of America's Next Top Model's second Guys and Girls edition. It was the franchise's 21st season overall and aired in the fall of last year.