SOCO: The Amadeo parricide

It was eight in the morning on August 23, 2008 when an anguished woman arrived at the Amadeo police precinct in Cavite.

Lim ordered hostage-taker’s bro ‘brought to Tondo’

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim wanted the brother of dismissed officer Rolando Mendoza “brought to Tondo” by police after he made a scene during the August 23 hostage crisis, the former chief of the Manila Police District (MPD) said on Wednesday.

SOCO: The Candaba massacre

Jaime Labsan Sr. remembers that fateful dawn of January 19, 2010 when he woke up to loud knocks on his room.  The knocks became louder.  Then suddenly, there were screams. 

Police bar HK forensic experts from probing bus

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) prevented forensic experts from Hong Kong on Saturday from examining the tourist bus where the August 23 hostage drama happened.

SOCO: The ghost of Balagtas

During the day, Northville 6 in Barangay Santol, Balagtas, Bulacan is a bustling relocation area with its street serving as a main thoroughfare for vehicles and passersby.

SOCO: The Angeles City serial killer

July 12, 2010.  Canadian national Geoffrey Allan Bennun, 60 years old, and his live-in partner Abigail Helina, 20 years old, were found dead inside their apartment in Oasis Hotel at the Clarkville Compound in Angeles City, Pampanga.

SOCO: The Alaminos massacre

February 4, 2010. It was an ordinary night for the Rafael Family in their humble home in Barangay San Ildefonso in Alaminos, Laguna. Albeit small, it was a happy home for Ramil and Yolanda and their 4 kids—Cristina, 14; Jayson 12; Jerome, 9; and Johnmel, 6.

SOCO: The Candice Castro story

The promising life of a young woman ended prematurely, abbreviated by a gruesome rape-slay that caught the nation’s interest.  Find out how her blood helped reveal the perpetrators of the crime.

Gus Abelgas flirts with danger on 'SOCO'

The anchor of the hit real-life police investigation program “SOCO” has helped in solving criminal cases in his 23 years in the broadcast industry.

S.O.C.O. exposes killer recruiter

She promised them better lives but instead she gave them death. Gus Abelgas investigates the horrendous case of “Madam Charit,” a quack doctor turned recruiter who masterminded the massacre of several Batangueños she enlisted for jobs in the United States of America.