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12-year-old boy kills pregnant woman, child in Pampanga

/ 05:16 AM April 16, 2019

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Philippines — A 12-year-old boy admitted stabbing to death a pregnant woman and her daughter supposedly over P100 in Lubao town, Pampanga province, on Sunday.

Police were waiting for a prosecutor to issue a resolution whether or not to commit the boy to a home for young offenders in Magalang town.

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The woman, 25, who was three months pregnant, and her child, 4, died instantly.

The boy was a neighbor who was reportedly found stealing money from the woman.

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Police said the woman reportedly cursed, which angered the boy.

In the presence of his parents, the boy admitted the killing, police said. —Tonette Orejas

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