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Man, 21, admits to killing 8-year-old sis due to ‘heated argument’

/ 04:39 PM February 17, 2021

ILIGAN CITY –– A 21-year-old man in Salvador town, Lanao del Norte has recently admitted to police that he killed his 8-year-old stepsister after a “heated argument.”

Major Mohammad Doro, Salvador municipal police chief, said Marvin Emphasis, who is now in police custody, had admitted to investigators that he killed Roselyn Emphasis.

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Roselyn was reported missing last Feb. 8. She was found dead on Feb. 11, placed inside a sack, and left in a grassland in the village of Mabatao.

Doro said Roselyn’s mother, Rosemarie, told the police that Marvin was the last person seen with the child, citing the account of neighbors.

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This prompted the Mabatao officials, led by village chief Temoteo Abalayan, to seek Marvin and turn him over to the police.

Doro said Marvin recounted having a “heated argument” with Roselyn before killing her, although it was not yet known what they were arguing about.

Doro added that a case had been iled against Marvin.

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