Suspect in slay of girl, 5, falls, says he was drunk during crime
CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, BULACAN–Police on Tuesday, Sept. 17, arrested the 24-year-old suspect in the killing of a 5-year-old girl at a village here.
Col. Orlando Castil, San Jose del Monte chief of police, said Eman Lambahon was wanted for the girl’s murder on a grassy vacant lot near the Quirino Highway on Sunday, Sept. 15.
Investigators said Lambahon snatched the girl from her home at Barangay Sto. Cristo and took her near the national road where he hit her head with a hard object.
Lambahon immediately went into hiding but was arrested two days after in his friend’s house in this city.
Castil said Lambahon, who is already detained at the city jail, told investigators that he was drunk when he committed the crime. Carmela Reyes-Estrope/tsb
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