Police nabs suspect in old woman’s death in Calatrava

Calatrava police arrested a suspect in the killing of an old woman reported missing and found with slashed neck around 6:30 p.m. Monday in a sugarcane field in Barangay Patun-an, Calatrava town.

Police Chief Inspector John Joel Batusbatusan of Calatrava PNP identified the suspect as Rodel Manait, 38, single, neighbor of the victim identified as Rebecca Bracamonte, 61.

Police is still investigating the suspect and may recommend him to a phychiatrist as police noted some inconsistencies in his statements.

Bracamonte was found dead in a canal near a sugarcane field after she went out from her house to pick some vegetables.*


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