For almost seven years, Atty. Carmencita De Castro has been the anti-thesis of Christmas. Contrary to season’s festive colors, she has consistently been wearing black—a sign of mourning.
It will be the ninth Christmas Emilita Trinidad will be spending without her 26-year old son, Ahlladin. The pain is still fresh as though it just happened yesterday.
Christmas. A time of joy and giving. But for the families of the victims of a bloody crime in Dagupan City, Pangasinan that took place 4 years ago, Christmas became a time of grieving.
March 4, 2009. It was just an ordinary day for Marcelo Delos Reyes and his wife, Esperanza. They were jogging around their neighborhood in Barangay San Agustin, Tiaong, Quezon, when they heard the unmistakable sound of a girl crying for help.
On its fifth year anniversary, ABS-CBN SOCO explores thirty-three explosive cases that shook Metro Manila and nearby provinces and how they were solved through thorough forensic investigation with a lone .45 caliber pistol as their most crucial evidence.
It was the skull that was first recovered near the sea wall in Barangay Macalang in Dasol, Pangasinan on August 1, 2008.
September 23, 2010. Police Officer 3 Noli Albis of the Caloocan City police and his team responded to a call about a suspicious suitcase found at the Congress Village in Camarin, Caloocan City.
April 3, 2010. A body was found on a grassy patch in Barangay Zone 3, Dasmariñas, Cavite. “Yong bangkay na natagpuan ay bangkay ng batang lalaki,” Police Officer 3 (PO#) Rey Afable of the Dasmariñas police tells ABS-CBN Scene of the Crime Operatives. “Medyo nilalanggam na nga.”
When night falls and darkness cloaks the surroundings, people steer clear of the Citrus Public Cemetery in the town of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan. A cemetery rumoured to be haunted by the ghost of a woman.
September 4, 2010. Members of San Felipe police proceeds to a secluded location in Sitio Laoag, Barangay Maloma in San Felipe, Zambales. They have just received a report concerning an abandoned van in the said area.