13-year-old stepson a suspect in Fil-Am's murder

by Balitang America staff

Posted at Mar 14 2013 12:46 PM | Updated as of Mar 14 2013 08:46 PM

Filipino-American Carmen Aguelo Bailey, 34, was found dead in her home in New Iberia, Louisiana, around 6 p.m. on Tuesday after reportedly being stabbed multiple times.

Louisiana sheriff Louis Ackal said the suspect was Aguelo-Bailey’s 13-year-old stepson Dustin Bailey. Dustin was  charged with second degree murder and transported to Saint James Juvenile Detention Center in Saint James, Louisiana.

Detectives have not released a motive for the brutal killing, which is still under investigation at this time.

Aguelo-Bailey’s husband, Warren, is said to be working overseas at the time of the incident.