Funeral held for 2 S Florida boys slain by father

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Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013 4:35 pm

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man is being buried with two sons whom police say he killed before killing himself.

Boynton Beach police say Isidro Zavala killed two of his sons last week at the home of his estranged wife. According to police, Victoria Flores Zavala begged him to spare the children, but he refused and then killed himself. It's not clear what prompted the slayings.

The couple's 19-year-old son was not at the house. A funeral was held Friday for the 11- and 12-year-old boys and their father. All three will be buried together in Boynton Beach.

The Palm Beach Post (http://bit.ly/WH0zwc ) reports that Victoria Zavala said she was choosing "to extend the forgiveness that exists in Jesus Christ." Zavala asked relatives and friends to wear white to the funeral.

___ Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post,http://www.pbpost.com

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