UPLB student stabbed dead in Biñan home

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CAMP PACIANO RIZAL, Philippines—A 19-year-old student of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) was found dead inside her home in Biñan City, Laguna, past noon on Monday.

Superintendent Leo Luna, the city’s police chief, identified the victim as Maria Victoria Reyes, a third year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student.

Luna said by phone that Reyes was found dead with a single stab wound in her chest inside her family’s home in Barangay (village) San Vicente around 12:40 p.m.

He said Reyes was home alone when attacked.

Reyes’ father, who had just arrived home, found her daughter lying inside her bedroom. Reyes was pronounced dead upon arrival at the University of Perpetual Help hospital in Biñan City.

Police believed the victim knew the assailant or somebody simply got into the house. “They have a double lock from inside but we found no forced entry. Puwedeng kilala niya o nasalisihan siya (It was possible that she knew the assailant or somebody got inside the house without her knowing about it),” Luna said.

He said the suspect carted away a still undetermined amount of money.

When asked for details about Reyes, UPLB Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs Enrique Tolentino Jr. told the Philippine Daily Inquirer by phone that they were still trying to verify through the university’s records if Reyes was enrolled with the UPLB. Classes for the second semester had just opened last week.

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  • ah_ok_fine12

    Another sad news. RIP to the victim and hope justice will be given

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FMILZVJMPLRYOGFXL6PPNEVS24 Mike Arroyo

    Sad news indeed.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SYG36KOOLRY47VA3ICPJJ5CQTQ ADD

    Another blow to the peace and order, or the lack of it, in the Philippines. We can not prevent people from doing bad things but we can put a CCTV camera so we can get them. Knowing that they would be seen by the CCTV is already a great defense because those criminals would now be thinking twice of doing illegal things.

    Make a concerted effort among your neighbors to invest in a CCTV, it will go along way in terms of peace of mind. CCTV would not stop criminals but it will somehow make a dent on their plans.

  • 1micmoc3

    Condolence to the family of our slain sister… Vicky may you rest in peace. The whole org is with your family in thoughts and prayers we hope that justice will be swift.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001965538391 Eclaire Highlander

    Condolence…. dont they have a pet dog? alot of theft/murder wouldve been prevented if people keep pet dogs…

    • vinzerx

      Probably not that helpful in this case. No forced entry, so the assailant was cordially let in by the victim, at which point the dog might have also adopted his/her master’s demeanor towards the assailant.

  • MG

    Madalas na yata ang mga krimen sa 1st and 2nd district ng Laguna. Laganap ang illegal drugs ang balita kung kayat malalakas ang mga loob ng mga criminal. Kailangan higpitan ng police ang trabaho nila lalo na sa dadating na hoilidays. Ibalika ang death penalty.

  • gyvv

    kung ung tax money ay ininvest ng mga mayor sa CCTV, mahuhuli ang mga salarin… matutunton at maikukulong…. kawawa naman ung magulang … pag nahuli itong tulisan na ito, dapat pakuluan at ibilad sa direkta sa araw

  • Guest

    Natagpuang may malubhang duguang saksak sa bahay, Dinala ng ama sa ospital at duon namatay. Hindi ka ba nag aral ng wastong pagreport Maricar Cinco ? 

  • dodot24

    Still crying for the return of the Death Penalty so that people responsible will  not hurt  another one.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/55XNXOYBNF6BG3EWOM5V4YMWXM Pedro

    Another  candidate for execution who grabbed the gun of  arresting policemen !  Promotions  to  policemen who can kill this animal. .

  • TUBAGBOHOL.com

    Every day millions of Filipinos dream of death penalty restored in our country.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/6VB6P2SYMHEYLL4H7HB2YI4F24 amanda

    ipa-DDS na yan. Davao Death Squad ^_^

  • hana_chan

    anong konek nung last paragraph sa news? at bakit nilagay pang UPLB student ni hindi pa pala confirmed na enrolled sya this sem. Hindi kasi relevant na yung school. Andami nang worried parents (parents of UPLB students) dadagdagan pa ba natin? Eh in the first place, hindi naman sa UPLB campus/ LB nangyari ang scene. =_=

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