MANILA, Philippines – A four-months pregnant woman was stabbed to death in Candido compound, Barangay Ugong in Valenzuela City on Sunday.
The victim was indentified as Rachelle De Guzman, 24, while her five-year-old daughter Jennylyn was badly injured.
Authorities were able to arrest suspect Robert Cedansa, who is a factory worker.
The knife that was used in the crime was recovered from Cedansa, as well as his bloodied boxer shorts.
According to de Guzman’s husband RonnieCedansa was interested in his wife. Ronnie accused Cedansa of committing the crime early Sunday morning, while he was out in the wet market working.
Authorities suspect Cedansa was under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he killed de Guzman.
Meanwhile, three other people were reportedly killed in a massacre in Block 44, Phase 7, Bagong Silang, Caloocan City. The victims were identified as Jojo Torres, Milagros Torres and Marjorie Torres.
Police are still conducting an investigation on the incident. – from reports by Dennis Datu, dzMM and Bettina Magsaysay, ABS-CBN News