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Bakery employee stabbed to death in Quezon City

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MANILA, Philippines — A bakery employee allegedly stabbed to death his co-worker, whose body was found on Saturday midnight some eight hours after the killing in Quezon City.

The long interval between the crime and the discovery of the body of Danilo Del Valle, 31, a stay-in employee at a bakery in Commonwealth Village in Diliman, enabled suspect Jun Vista to pack up and flee.

PO2 Dennis Llapitan, of the Quezon City Police District Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (QCPD-CIDU) said that the stabbing incident could have happened at around 4:30 pm, Saturday, while Del Valle and Vista were engaged in a drinking binge inside the bakery.

According to Llapitan, another bakery employee Jessica Medina noticed Vista busy packing his clothes at around 5 p.m. Medina told police investigators that when she asked Vista where he was going, the latter had simply replied he was taking his clothes to a laundry shop.

But, the witness said, Vista never returned.

At 12 a.m on Sunday, another bakery employee Al Viernes was on his way to the restroom when he stumbled onto Del Valle’s body lying on a pool of blood. He immediately reported his find to the police.

The case investigator said that Del Valle had been killed from two knife wounds in the neck.

Llapitan said that while the motive behind the killing remains unknown, a hunt has been launched for the slay suspect.


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Tags: bakery , Commonwealth Village , Danilo Del Valle , Killing , QCPD-CIDU , Quezon City , stabbing




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