Cops Nab Rape with Homicide Suspect in Less Than 24 Hours
Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetik, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 under the leadership of PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director, nabbed CLINTON SANCHEZ VILLARIN, suspect for the death of a female victim in a hot pursuit operation led by Naval Municipal Police Station (MPS), together with Hon. Jonnel Quilaneta, Brgy. Chairman of Santissimo Rosario under the supervision of PMAJ ERIPRANDO CASTILA, Officer-in-Charge (OIC), Naval MPS at around 11:40 in the evening of May 27, 2020.
The said operation resulted in the arrest of Villarin at Brgy. Tamarindo, Almeria, Biliran. Villarin, 19 years old, single and a resident of the said place. Villarin was apprehended for the crimes of Rape with Homicide in a CCTV footage captured by the LBC camera around 1:43 AM of May 27, 2020 wherein it shows that Villarin brought the victim in front of the warehouse, and while in the middle of the door and the delivery truck of the said establishment, victim was sexually assaulted and raped, and eventually killed her by smashing her face several times on the floor. Probable cause of death is intracranial hemorrhage, multiple skull fracture and traumatic blunt head injury.
The heinous crime was discovered upon the report to Naval MPS of Romeo Bacunawa Barili, 37 years old, LBC delivery van driver and a resident of Brgy. Pinangomhan, Biliran, Biliran that a female dead body was found in front of the LBC warehouse. Personnel of Naval MPS proceeded to the area and found the dead victim, naked and bathed in her own blood.
Upon arrest, Villarin was brought to Naval MPS for proper disposition, documentation and filing of appropriate charges against the said suspect.
“I commend the personnel of Naval MPS for the speedy and successful apprehension of the suspect. Justice is served for the bereaved families of the victim,” says PBGEN BALBA.
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