Quantcast
pope ph

No lead yet in killing of former gov’t worker

,


POLICE have invited for questioning relatives, neighbors and friends of the retired government worker who was found dead in her house in barangay Busay, Cebu City.

The motive behind the killing of Antonieta Espiritu has yet to be established, said  Senior Insp. Jul Mohammad Jamiri, chief of the homicide section of the Cebu City police.

He said police went to the houses of  various individuals who may have useful infomation.

“We are still looking at all angles,” he said.

Espiritu, a retired teller of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), was found dead in her bedroom early morning last Thursday.

Her hands were tied behind her with a bra strap and her feet bound  with an electrical cord. A stocking was also found stuffed in her mouth.

An iInitial police report said there were no valuables taken from the room but  the victim’s helper, Mary Himalaya said  the victim’s two cell phones and a gold necklace were missing.

It was  the helper who found Espiritu lying on the floor of her room past 5 a.m. last Thursday./CORRESPONDENT CHITO O. ARAGON


Follow Us


Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

Tags: Crime and Law and Justice




Copyright © 2014, , .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94
Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace
Advertisement