The Vizconde Massacre is one of the most high-profile rape and murder cases in the Philippines. It occurred on June 30, 1991 when three members of the Vizconde family were brutally murdered in their home in B.F. Homes, Parañaque. The victims were Carmela Vizconde, 19, Jennifer Vizconde, 6, and their mother, Estrellita Vizconde, 49.
In June, four soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) were killed by policemen in a gunfire in Barangay San Raymundo in Jolo, Sulu. Nine PNP policemen involved in the shooting incident were detained for further investigation. The AFP had accused PNP of a cover-up, as the latter claimed soldiers threatened to shoot at cops.
On May 28, 1967, the whole nation was shocked as the first case of a “chop chop” lady emerged in newspaper headlines. Several body parts which later identified to be those of the 29-year old Lucila were found scattered in different parts of Manila.
Christine Angelica Dacera, 23, was found unconscious in the empty bathtub of her room at the City Garden Grand Hotel in Makati City early Jan. 1, The Philippine Daily Inquirer said. Friends and...
On January 26, 2009, accused-appellants pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder in Criminal Case No. C-4460. As for Criminal Case No. C-4479, Benito and Wenefredo pleaded not guilty to the charge of frustrated murder on April 21, 2009. Junior, however, remained at large. 6
The death of Jennifer Laude occurred on October 11, 2014, in Olongapo, Philippines, when the 26-year-old Filipino trans woman was killed by Joseph Scott Pemberton, a 19-year-old Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. Pemberton admitted assaulting Laude and deployed a trans panic defense in his 2015 trial. His charge was downgraded from murder to homicide by a judge in 2015, and he was convicted on December 1, 2015. Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte granted an absolute pardon to Pe
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The country also has the highest rate of murder cases in Southeast Asia in 2013, with a rate of 8.8, followed by Thailand. The murder rate in the Philippines reached its peak in 2002 and 2010, with rates of 8.1 (6,553 cases) and 9.5 (8,894 cases). Organized crime
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A multiple murder case with loose ends yet to be fully tied up. Years have passed since the incident but a permanent shadow has been cast in the Vizconde family home. As documented in Wikipedia, “The Vizconde murder case, colloquially known as the Vizconde massacre, was the multiple homicide of members of the Vizconde family on 30 June 1991 at their residence in BF Homes, Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines.