Police file charges vs Curuan murder suspect Print
Friday, 20 April 2018 12:04


The police have filed a complaint for Murder against a young man who allegedly killed an 18-year old woman in Curuan last Sunday.

Curuan police identified the suspect as Bennet dela Cruz Garcia, 18 years old.

Garcia was reportedly responsible for hacking and killing 18-year old Margie Dagalea Santiago in Sitio MIna, Curuan last Sunday.

Recall that prior to the incident,  Santiago went to the store of Efren Molina, Garcia’s employer, to buy electronic load.

Santiago was reportedly tailed by Garcia and hacked by the latter upon reaching a secluded area.

Despite her injuries, Santiago managed to run home and was brought to the hospital by her brothers.

Just before her death, Santiago identified her assailant.

Garcia escaped but was arrested the following day in the hinterlands of Sitio Mina.

Garcia was shot in the feel after he tried to escape.  (Dan Toribio)