Couple found dead
CAMARINES SUR, Philippines—Four days after they left their house in Barangay La Purisima, Ocampo town, Camarines Sur province, the burned bodies of two live-in partners were found by police in a hotel room in this town and identified by their relatives.
Rosendo Iraola, 53, broke down when he lifted the blanket covering his daughter’s body at a funeral parlor here on Thursday morning, hours after police brought her body and that of her male companion shortly after their remains were discovered at past 10 p.m. on Wednesday.
Iraola, a farmer, said it was indeed his daughter Jonah, 22, while the male companion, who like Jonah had third-degree burns all over his body, was identified as Rommel Clariño, 42, a businessman and the live-in partner of his daughter. Juan Escandor Jr., Inquirer Southern Luzon
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