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Woman admits killing her kids, hiding bodies

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BACOLOD CITY—A 24-year-old woman confessed to having killed her two children on Monday in a case that baffles police in Hinigaran, Negros Occidental province.

Mira Lacson is now detained at the Hinigaran police station after admitting she killed her children aged 1 and 3 by strangling them.

Police Officer 3 Ma. Victorina Oychocde, chief of the Hinigaran police women and children’s complaint desk, quoted Lacson as saying she buried the children’s bodies in a sugarcane field.

Hours after Lacson’s arrest, a search led by village watchmen led to the bodies of the two children, both girls.

Oychocde said Lacson faces two counts of parricide.

The police officer quoted Lacson as complaining of verbal abuse she suffered from her mother though it wasn’t clear if that was the reason Lacson killed her two children.

Lacson, Oychocde said, had been accused of child neglect by her mother.

In an interview with a radio station here, Lacson’s father had been quoted as saying his daughter lived a troubled life hanging out with drug users.

The father, who refused to give his first name during the radio interview, said he could not believe, though, that his daughter was capable of killing her children.

The father said he was unaware, too, if his daughter suffered from any mental illness.


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Tags: Crime , Family , Negros Occidental , parricide , Police , Regions


  • Nothandsome Nottrue

    ano ba talaga ang parricide?

    sa search ko ang parricide ay:

    1. Someone who kills his or her parent.
    2. The murder of your own father or mother.

    isa pang mali na palaging gamit ng mga pulis o imbestigador at maging mga reporter ay ang mga salitang, “cartography sketch ng mga suspect”

    sa search ko cartography ay:

    1. The making of maps and charts.

    cartographic:
    1. Of or relating to the making of maps or charts
    ex. “They studied cartographic writing in early modern France”

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CXSAKSY3PCRQRSVZH4LOEO2RQ Marko

       Good research…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/34KPSP67JG4BFUADWWSUQUECFQ gio

       parricide includes the killing of one’s child less than three days of age otherwise it will be infanticide. The charges against the mother is therefore correct

  • Cabizones

    filicide = killing of one’s own child

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/HHPCCC2FOTYUX6LE72PWQ7JFBE Ricobabe

    Great move…this will provide implications to legal proceedings in our judiciary system.

  • raffyb0i

    so many parents killing their own nowadays…..just recently CNN reported a mother shooting down her 3 teenage kids…….What makes them do such a thing? Why not just leave them or offer them for adoption?? Sad sad world we live in



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