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Billionaire’s son killed by boat propeller trying to save fiancé off Key Largo


The son of a billionaire Venezuelan banker was killed by a boat propeller while  trying to desperately save his fiancée during a Florida Keys fishing competition.

Juan Carlos Escotet Alviarez , 31, died Saturday after jumping off the stern of a fishing boat into churning propellers in waters off of Key Largo.

He was trying to save his fiancée, Andrea Montero, 30,  who fell off the 60-foot boat as she tried to snag sailfish, according to reports.

The pair were taking part in an Ocean Reef Club fishing tournament in Key Largo.

Montero was unhurt.

Escotet Alviarez was the youngest of Escotet Rodriguez’s sons and was a University of Miami graduate.

He served as the director of the Miami-based Banesco USA.

He also was a successful real estate developer in Miami-Dade county.

Some Venezuelan news outlets reported that Escotet Alviarez, who was reportedly set to marry Montero in November, will be buried in Miami.