MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) – A student of the University of the Philippines – Los Baños was found dead inside her house in Biñan, Laguna on Monday.
Victim Maria Victoria Reyes, a 19-year-old 3rd year BS Agriculture student, was found with multiple stab wounds by her father inside their house in Barangay San Vicente, Biñan City.
Reyes was rushed to Perpetual Medical Center but was pronounced dead on arrival by doctors.
An undetermined amount of cash owned by Reyes was also missing, police said.
Laguna Police Director Senior Supt. Fausto Manzanilla said two witnesses tagged Benigno Nayle, 19, in the killing.
They have launched an operation to capture Nayle, who had been previously charged with robbery, physical injury and direct assault. – report from Ronilo Dagos, dzMM