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Family of 5 found dead in alleged murder-suicide in San Juan City

/ 12:31 PM February 07, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – A Taiwanese man allegedly killed his wife and children before committing suicide in their home in San Juan City, a radio report said.

The lifeless bodies of five people were discovered in a house in Midland Subd. in Greenhills on Saturday morning, dzMM reported.

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The 50-year old father supposedly left a suicide note, which included instructions for a family friend to have their remains cremated.

The eldest of the children was an 18-year old girl. The two boys were aged 15 and 12.

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The suicide note, left near the kitchen sink, was first discovered by their maid, the police said. The bodies were found inside the master bedroom.

As of posting time, the police are still investigating the motive behind the alleged murder-suicide. KS

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