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12-year-old boy confesses to stabbing pregnant woman, daughter in Pampanga

A 12-year-old boy on Sunday, April 14 confessed to stabbing a pregnant woman and her daughter to their deaths after stealing Php 100 from the victims in Lubao, Pampanga.

According to police authorities, they are currently waiting for a prosecutor to issue a resolution whether or not to commit the boy to a home for young offenders in Magalang town. The 25-year-old woman who was three months pregnant and her child, 4, died instantly.

Investigators also added that the suspect was found stealing money from the woman, who reportedly drew the ire of the boy after she cursed him. Police noted that the victims were stabbed using a butcher’s knife.

A 16-year-old boy claimed he saw the suspect disposed the knife and a blood-soaked yellow shirt, which had been recovered. The suspect’s shorts had blood stains while his hands had fresh wounds.

In the presence of his parents, the suspect confessed to a social worker that he committed the murder.

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