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Robbery-slay suspect nabbed in Zambales

/ 08:26 PM September 05, 2022
Robbery-slay suspect nabbed in Zambales

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SAN ANTONIO, Zambales — Police in this province arrested a 19-year-old suspect in the killing of an 82-year-old woman in San Felipe town, police said Sunday (September 4).

Investigators said suspect John Henrick Balendres was a former caretaker of the victim, who was identified as Teresita White, an American citizen who was living alone.

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According to the police, White’s throat was slit and her belongings, such as money and jewelry, were taken by the suspect on September 2.

Balendres was captured on September 3 after investigators reviewed the security camera footage obtained near the crime site.

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Police said the suspect admitted to killing the victim and would be charged with robbery and murder. INQ

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