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Boy stabbed 40 times on way to Baguio high school

By: - Correspondent / @kquitasolINQ
/ 09:16 PM December 13, 2016
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BAGUIO CITY — A Grade 10 student was stabbed 40 times in an alley staircase used as a shortcut to a Baguio high school at 6:55 a.m., Tuesday (Dec. 13), police said.

Kenneth Velasco, 16, died on the way to a local hospital. He was headed for the Pines City National High School and was using the shortcut through Labsan village from Naguilian Road.

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This route connects to the back entrance of the high school, which is a block away from the Baguio City Hall.

The Baguio police said a witness saw a teenaged boy walk past from the crime scene towards the Labsan Barangay (village) Hall.

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The boy glanced at the witness as he descended, when the witness heard someone scream, “Adda Natay (Someone is dead here).”

Velasco was found slumped on the pavement, wearing a Pines City National High School uniform.

The police is reviewing CCTV footages in the area, as well as collecting witness accounts to track down killer or killers.  SFM

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TAGS: Baguio City, Baguio City Police, Crime, Kenneth Velasco, Murder, murdered teenagers, stabbing
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