Cop shoots daughter to death in heated argument

/ 06:50 PM July 08, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A police officer allegedly killed his daughter using his service firearm following a heated argument in Barangay Calindagan, Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental, police said Monday.

A police report said April May Ege, 22, who graduated with a degree in Business Administration last March, died on the spot after Staff Sergeant Levi Ege, 54, who is assigned at the Dumaguete City Police Station, allegedly shot her on the head at around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.


Police said they received a phone call from a concerned citizen, prompting them to respond to the crime scene and arrest the suspect.

Police said they found a 9mm pistol — the service firearm of the suspect — its magazine, four bullets, a deformed slug and a spent shell at the crime scene.


The suspect is now under police custody. The police will file parricide and an administrative case against the suspect. (Editor: Eden Estopace)

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