Funerals Held for Miss Honduras and Her Sister at Tiny Cemetery

In this April 26, 2014 photo, Maria Jose Alvarado is crowned the new Miss Honduras in San Pedro, Sula, Honduras. Alvarado, and her sister Sofia disappeared after attending a birthday party in Western Honduras on Thursday Nov. 13, but authorities were not notified until the weekend. The 19-year-old beauty queen was expected to attend the Miss World pageant in Britain this December. (AP Photo)

HONDURAS BEAUTY QUEEN

 

(Daily Mail) – Grieving friends and relatives of the murdered Miss Honduras beauty queen and her sister have said goodbye at a double funeral.

Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, was shot twice in the back as she tried to flee after seeing her sister, Sofia, 23, shot by her jealous boyfriend, police say.

In heartbreaking scenes the sisters’ mother, Teresa Muñoz, hugged the two wooden caskets after they were bought to her home at dawn.

More than 300 people attended the service, before the two women were buried in cement lined graves in a tiny cemetery near their hometown of Santa Barbara.

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