Freddy Cuevas and Alberto Arce of the Associated Press are reporting that Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister Sofía Trinidad Alvarado Muñoz have been found dead. The two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister were found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago, after being led to the bodies by Muñoz’s boyfriend, Plutarco Ruiz on Wednesday.
The reporters write:
“Authorities were awaiting confirmation from forensic officials that the bodies are Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister, Sofia, 23, said Gen. Ramon Sabillon.
Sabillon said Sofia’s boyfriend, Plutarco Ruiz, confessed and led authorities to the bodies buried in a river bank in a mountainous area of Santa Barbara, about 240 miles (400 kilometers) west of Tegucigalpa.
They were found near La Aguagua spa, where they had gone Thursday to celebrate Ruiz’s birthday.
Both women, who grew up in the area, were shot to death and appeared to have been killed the night they disappeared, Sabillon said.”
Alvarado had been crowned Miss Honduras in April 2014 and was scheduled fly to London to prepare for the 2014 Miss World competition being held in December.
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