Thursday, November 20, 2014

Honduran beauty queen Maria Alvarado and Sister Sofia found dead

A Honduran beauty queen “María José Alvarado Muñoz” and her sister “Sofia Trinidad Alvarado” were found dead on Wednesday near hometown Santa Barbara.

The bodies of Miss World Honduran and her sister were discovered in a shallow grave in a mountains area beside a river, Honduran authorities told CNN affiliate Televicentro. 

The two sisters had been missed for several days, the sister’s boyfriend and one other man has been arrested. 

The investigation has started after two men took in custody, Plutarco Antonio Ruiz Rodriguez and Aris Valentin Maldonado Mejia. The police have believed that other persons are also involved in the murder. 

The sisters were disappeared after going to spa for a birthday party for Ruiz in Santa Barbara on Thursday night.  

Sofia was shot by her boyfriend Ruiz after seeing her girlfriend dance with another man and Maria was shot two times in back when she tried to flee after seeing her sister, according to Police. 

More than 300 people were gathered for funeral of two sisters who was held in a tiny church near their hometown. “I’m dismayed by what happened,” Casana told the CNN affiliate. 

Julia Morley, the chairman of the Miss World pageant said the entire contestant will hold a special service in honor to Maria and her sister. 

Honduras has the world’s highest murder rate, our thoughts and prayers are with the two sisters’ family and friends.  

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