Bulacan massacre suspect: ‘I killed them all’
“I killed all of them. I hope you forgive me.”
This was how suspect Carmelino “Miling” Ibañez confessed on Thursday to the massacre of a family in Bulacan province last June 27.
Ibañez said he killed all five victims—28-year-old Estrella Carlos and three children, and her mother, 58-year-old Aurora—because he was drunk and high on drugs.
“Ako po ang pumatay sa kanilang lahat. Nagsisi po ako sa ginawa ko po (I was the one who killed them all. I’m so sorry for what I’ve done),” the suspect said.
“Sana po ay mapatawad po ako kasi po lulong po ako sa droga saka po sa alak po. Pasensya na po kayo (I hope you forgive me, I’m just high on drugs and drunk),” Ibañez added.
The suspect was presented by the police in a televised press conference.
Chief Supt. Aaron Aquino, Philippine National Police Region 3 director, said the suspect was a construction worker and native of Negros Occidental.
Ibañez lived just two houses away from the house of the victims.
It was Estrella’s husband, Dexter, who discovered the bodies of the victims when he returned home from work Tuesday morning. JPV/rga
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