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Florida man kill his two sons, then kills himself with gun in front of ex-wife

Posted by on Feb. 4, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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Florida man kill his two sons, then kills himself with gun in front of ex-wife

Isidro Zavala, 45, of Boynton Beach, Floridacommitted suicide after murdering his two pre-teen sons. Police are unsure why Zavala went on such a rampage.

Eduardo Zavala, 12, and Mario Zavla, 11, were both pronounced dead at the scene when police arrived.

Victoria Zavala, the estranged wife of Isidro, had filed for divorce previously in Oct. of 2012 and had heard very little from her soon to be ex-husband. Then at around 2 a.m. on Feb. 2 Victoria says Isidro broke into her home and murdered her two sons. She is said to have encountered her husband while he was in the process of choking Eduardo Zavala with a rope.

This is when Victoria claims she begged her husband to spare their child's life, and to kill her instead. Isidro looked her in the eyes and said no. He was going to let her live so that she would have to live the rest of her life suffering the loss of her sons.

After finishing the strangulation of his second oldest child, Isidro Zavala shot son Mario multiple times and then turned his handgun on himself. First he shot himself in the chest, and then pointed the gun at his head and pulled the trigger.

Neighbors are stunned by the tragedy. According to the local reporting of palmbeachpost.comBoynton Beach Police Chief Matthew Immler commented, "This is an unusually brutal type of murder. Hopefully, as time passes, their wounds will heal. I doubt it. I don’t know that you can ever recover from something like this."

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143myboys9496
by Gold Member on Feb. 4, 2013 at 11:49 PM

 Didn't a man do a similar acts not more than about a year ago?

He killed his sons before setting fire to the house...

He killed them with a hatchet...not a gun...

How could anyone forget Josh Powell?

Think Susan begged for her life?

Let's outlaw hatchets!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/02/06/husband-missing-utah-mom-spent-some-time-planning-fire-that-killed-him-sons/

 

 

"A government big enough to give you everything you want, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have."---Thomas Jefferson

jcrew6
by Jenney on Feb. 5, 2013 at 2:40 AM
And a man stabbed a couple on their way home from the hospital with their newborn.

As well as another man who stabbed to death his 2 yr old son.



What's your point, OP?
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jcrew6
by Jenney on Feb. 5, 2013 at 2:45 AM
Trial opens for suspect in Greensburg torture slaying

http://triblive.com/news/westmoreland/3424841-74/smyrnes-daugherty-peck#
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Carpy
by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:11 AM
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If she had a gun she could possibly have shot him while in the act of strangling her son and saved them both.

Kate_Momof3
by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:28 AM
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 Am I the only one who read that he had the gun?

Am I?

I'd hate to think that I'm not even 40 yet and I'm starting to lose it....

sweet-a-kins
by Ruby Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:34 AM
What a tragedy!

I feel horrible for that Mom, I don't think I could go on after that
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Carpy
by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 8:14 AM

Why do you ask that?

Quoting Kate_Momof3:

 Am I the only one who read that he had the gun?

Am I?

I'd hate to think that I'm not even 40 yet and I'm starting to lose it....


Kate_Momof3
by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 9:18 AM

 Why are you asking?

Quoting Carpy:

Why do you ask that?

Quoting Kate_Momof3:

 Am I the only one who read that he had the gun?

Am I?

I'd hate to think that I'm not even 40 yet and I'm starting to lose it....


 

jcrew6
by Jenney on Feb. 5, 2013 at 9:21 AM

Gun, knives, cars? Do you want to discuss all killings in America? Or just the ones that serve your political agenda? 

Quoting Kate_Momof3:

 Am I the only one who read that he had the gun?

Am I?

I'd hate to think that I'm not even 40 yet and I'm starting to lose it....



Kate_Momof3
by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 9:28 AM

 My political agenda? I didn't say anything about my "political agenda" so let's not start making off-base assumptions. Thanks.

Why don't we discuss the logic of the argument that if she had a gun, she and her children would have survived?

Quoting jcrew6:

Gun, knives, cars? Do you want to discuss all killings in America? Or just the ones that serve your political agenda? 

Quoting Kate_Momof3:

 Am I the only one who read that he had the gun?

Am I?

I'd hate to think that I'm not even 40 yet and I'm starting to lose it....

 

 

 

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