Statement Read Describing Killing A statement from the defendant defendant describing the killing of Adolfo Montalvo in a Robstown tavern was read to the jury today today in the murder trial of Victor Victor Flores, a Robstown service station operator. Flores, 31, has pleaded not guilty to the indictment of murder murder with malice of Montalvo, 28. on Jan. 22, 1364. He is being tried before a jury of two women and 10 men in 105th District Court with Judge J. D. Todd presiding. Cliff Zarsky, assistant district attorney, read a statement taken taken from Flores by Deputy Sheriff Sheriff Ted Jolley soon after the killing. IN PUTTING the statement into evidence, Zarsky deleted one sentence from it. The defense defense then put that sentence into evidence and Zarslcy read the whole statement. In the statement, Flores was quoted as saying that he was drinking beer with friends at Mike's Place in Robstown when Montalvo came in. Flores said lhal twice he got up to go to the juke box and that each time Montalvo got his chair, releas- ing it when Flores returned asked for it. The sentence deleted by Zarsky Zarsky but included by the defense said, "Later I got up and to the juke box and Adolfo followed me and pushed me behind." Flores, in the statement, said that he opened his knife, turned and stabbed Montalvo. He said that Montalvo grabbed his wrist, and bit his thumb. FLORES, a short man said that someone then struck him on the head and that he fell the floor. He was taken to a hospital and then to county jail where he gave the statement, according to Jolley. On cross examination, defense attorney Nago Alaniz asked Jolley only if Flores' general reputation in Robstown was that a peaceful and law-abiding citi zen. Jolley said it was. He is stationed stationed in Robstown and said had known Flores for years. The prosecution rested its case after presentation of the statement. The defense was to open its testimony this afternoon. afternoon.