3 massacred in Cavite

by Arnell Ozaeta, ABS-CBN Southern Tagalog

Posted at Aug 24 2011 11:07 PM | Updated as of Aug 25 2011 07:07 AM

CAVITE, Philippines – Three people, including a 7-year-old boy, were killed by an unidentified suspect in Silang town in Cavite Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Initial reports reaching the Cavite Police Provincial Office identified the victims as Rosky Piojo, 25 , Joseph “EJ” Valenton, 7 and his nanny, a certain “Joy”.

According to investigator PO1 Erwin Laureles, the victim’s bodies were discovered by their neighbor Rene Barientos around 12:30 p.m.

Barientos reported the incident to barangay officials in Barangay Bucal.

Police said Barientos found the body of Piojo at the laundry area of the house while EJ and his nanny were found inside their bedroom with stab wounds in different parts of their body.

Police remained mum on the motive and the suspects behind the incident despite repeated calls made by ABS-CBN News to the Silang police station and to their chief of police, Superintendent Simnar Gran.