The sisters disappeared last Thursday night after going to a spa for a birthday party for Ruiz in Santa Barbara Two suspects were arrested. One of them, Plutarco Ruiz ,declared he was the boy friend of Maria. He killed the both women and buried them with the help of Aris Maldonado. The motivation for this abominable crime is unknown yet. The two women were last seen alive in a car. Maria Jose Alvarado was due to fly to London for the Miss World contest. Honduras has decided not to send another contestant in her place as a sign of respect. She was a student with “aspirations of a career in government, specifically as a diplomat.”
Organizers of the Miss World pageant issued a statement:”We are devastated by this terrible loss of two young women, who were so full of life,” they said. Plutarco Antonio Ruiz Rodriguez and Aris Valentin Maldonado Mejia are now in police custody. Maria’s dream wsas ti a diplomat for her country.