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La Salle student killed, ‘possibly raped’ in Batangas 

 

SAN PEDRO CITY — A senior De La Salle Lipa student was found dead and possibly raped inside her bedroom in Lipa City, Batangas province Friday afternoon.

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Police on Saturday said they still did not have a suspect but investigation was ongoing into the killing of Fidex Therese Maranan, 21. 

Batangas police director Col. Edwin Quilates said Maranan’s relative went to the place located in a dormitory in Lourdes St. Miracle Heights Subdivision in barangay Antipolo Del Norte and discovered Fidex covered with a blanket lying on the bedroom floor at 3:30 p.m.

Quilates said the victim had a head wound caused by a blunt object and a stab wound in her neck. Initial autopsy also showed she could have been sexually assaulted. 

It was not immediately clear if the victim lived alone in the house. (Editor: Jonathan P. Vicente)

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