Murder suspect was obsessed with Christine – Sinas

April 10,2019 - 01:16 PM
Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas

BOHOL, Philippines – Obsession.

This was the reason of the 42-year-old suspect for the gruesome killing of Christine Lee Silawan.

“He confessed that he was the one who killed (Silawan). He made an extra-judicial confession,” said Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO -7).

“He said he dupes young girls (into having sexual relationship with him),” Sinas added.

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Sinas said that the suspect is included in the drugs watchlist of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office.

“He was a drug pusher and a drug user whose name is included in the drug watchlist,” Sinas said.

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The police arrested the suspect for the illegal possession of firearms in his residence in Barangay Bankal, where he also lives with his live-in partner and five children, on Tuesday, April 9.

Sinas said police went to the suspect’s house to interrogate him about his involvement in Silawan’s murder “but when we conducted a search and frisk in his house, we found a caliber .45 pistol.” /dcb

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