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Boy dies after compressed air assault

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MANILA, Philippines—A 4-year-old boy died several hours after a gasoline station attendant allegedly forced compressed air into the child’s anus using a hose for inflating tires.

Police identified the victim as Jevy Millanila, who died in hospital more than 12 hours after the alleged assault last Thursday afternoon.

Case investigator SPO1 Cristituto Zaldarriaga said police arrested 21-year-old Jeffry Namoco, a car wash attendant of the Caltex station at the corner of Retiro and Kanlaon Streets in Barangay Maharlika, Quezon City.

Police are preparing a homicide charge against the suspect, a resident of Barangay Culiat.

Zaldarriaga said Millanila, a Barangay Maharlika resident, was playing near the compressed air hose of the gas station at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

This apparently irked Namoco, prompting him to scold the child, who kept on playing near the hose.

The victim’s older brother, Resty, told police that at one point, he saw the child fall to the ground.

Zaldarriaga said Namoco was seen with the air hose in his hand, pointed toward the victim.

The boy’s parents rushed him to the Sta. Teresita Hospital, where the victim died during treatment at around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Zaldarriaga said an initial investigation showed that the boy’s stomach was pumped with air although the autopsy results have yet to be released.


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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NKMLL6HD6WUINN5XQWNKKQDFEA Edwin Edwin

    Dapat dito sa suspect ay pasakan din ng compressed air hose sa anus nya para maramdaman nya yong ginawa nya….

    Pathetic freak….

    • maniniyot kho

      Para lalong maramdaman  wag lang sa anus, kundi lahat ng butas ng katawan  pasakan ng hose itong siraulong ito.

  • huseng_batute

     The parents should also be charged for neglecting their child.

  • Mux

    Now I think I have read everything. 

  • Philcruz

    And I was already shocked at what is happening in the US. I will ask the same question. What is happening to our country?

    • suroy_suroy

       A lot of more crazies rooming freely around, that’s what happens.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FHD6L5MKQF4O5QHB72U7Y72WTY ex-maniac

    Padalawang kaso na to na nabasa ko tsk tsk tsk

  • malek_abdul

    This is the second time I read such incident. Some months ago a child died because one ignorant adult push compressed air to the boy’s anus which caused the  his stomach to bloat and killed him instantly. Same scenario, the man was also irked with the boy playing in his shop. Safety measures and information must be taught to those handling compressed air.

    • panhase

       If it is not compressed air it will be something else.
      They do not respect children as human beings, that is the problem.
      There is something wrong in society, twisted values.

  • opinyonlangpo

    This is the second time it happens during my stay in this country. Something is psychologically wrong with these people in the workshops.

    • panhase

      It´s just accidentaly this people are employed in a workshop. They could have been working somewhere else and if  they got the means and the opportunity they would behave the same.
      What is needed is respect for children as fellow human beings.The probably never learned how to respect and love their neighbour. If we all try follow this rule or commandment or however we would like to call, the less problems are in society.
      The neighbour is the one next to me, not the one I choose to accept as neigbour.

  • kismaytami

    Pabaya siguro ang magulang ng batang ito.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/5HCO7FLGFY6OHY2TWAODG2UTHQ Alex

    Only addicts could do this thing since his vision has fooled him due to illegal drug, thus, liking the boy to an inflatable life-buoy. I hope an inquest case for murder was resolved already in favor of the victim. Another senseless killing, may you ‘boy R.I.P.’   



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