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Woman shot dead inside home in Pangasinan

By: - Correspondent / @yzsoteloINQ
/ 01:05 PM January 07, 2021

MANGALDAN, Pangasinan –– A 39-year-old woman in this town was shot dead inside her house on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Maria Theresa Ambas, a resident of Barangay Macayug, was shot several times by the unidentified assailant, who barged into her house around 1:30 p.m., investigators said.

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Police said the gunman fled the crime scene onboard a motorcycle.

A retired US Navy officer identified as Rommer Gonzales, 40, was later arrested and detained by the police after witnesses pointed at him as the alleged assailant.

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The suspect and the victim reportedly had a relationship. The victim had just given birth to their child.

Police were eyeing a love triangle or child custody battle among the possible motives behind the killing.

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