2 Children Slain Remembered At School

Candle_2013BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — More than 200 people gathered at a Tampa Bay-area school to remember two children who police say were killed by their father.

Hernando County authorities say Daniel Castrillon-Oreggo killed 7-year-old Sebastian and 8-year-old Susana last weekend during a planned visit, then turned the gun on himself. Castrillon-Oreggo’s wife had recently filed for divorce.

On Friday night, hundreds of children and parents lit candles outside Chocachatti Elementary School in Brooksville, where the children had been students.

Some students told The Tampa Bay Times that they remembered Sebastian and Susana as funny, kind children known for their friendship and the ability to make other people laugh.

Assistant Principal Cari O’Rouke said the children were loved deeply by their family, their friends and their teachers.

Source: The Associated Press