Former Miss World contestant passes away at the age of 26


Sherika De Armas, from Uruguay died at a young age of 26 years after battling cervical cancer for a couple of years. She represented her country Uruguay in the Miss Universe competition in 2015 held in China when she was just 18 years old. Though she was not in the top 30 of the contest, she was one of the youngest to take part.

Tributes have been pouring in for Sherika and her brother Mayk De Armas posted the following words on social media ”Fly high, little sister, Always and forever.”
Miss Uruguay Carla Romero said that Sherika was one of the most beautiful women that she met in her life and that she was too evolved for this world.
In an old interview, Sherika had stated that she always wanted to be a model.
Sherika had launched her own make-up line- Shey de Armas Studio and sold products relating to hair and personal care. She also devoted time to the Perez Scremini Foundation that treats children with cancer.


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