- John Earl, a son of an OFW named Erlinda Cagalitan, died by the hands of his abusive relatives
- John Earl was scolded to death because he accidentally pee on the bed of his older cousin and partner
- Some concerned citizens informed the mother of John Earl that this was not the first time that the suspects did this merciless act to the child
The two-year-old John Earl had a tragic death by the hands of his abusive aunt and her partner.
According to the report from Philippine trends, KAMI learned that John Earl urinated on his aunt and her partner's bed which made the couple furious and started to beat the child mercilessly.
John Earl was left by her mother, Erlinda Cagalitan for Bahrain for she needs to work in order to support him.
The suspects were Sarah Jane Alcail, niece of John Earl's mother and Sarah Jane's partner, Ronillo.
According to some informants, this was not the first time the couple did this to the child.
Their neighbors knew that Sarah Jane and partner Ronillo beat John Earl everyday, and even let the helpless child eat spoiled food or something spicy.
They were just afraid to intervene because the couple threatened them that they would harm them if they tried to.
Erlinda, John Earl's mother was really hysterical upon seeing her child. She has so many regrets of leaving him and that she was not on her child's side so that she can defend him.
"Nagsisisi ako dahil sa mga panahong nasasaktan siya wala ako sa tabi niya para matulungan siya. Sa murang edad niya hindi dapat nasasaktan ng ganun,” Erlinda said.
The suspects, Sarah Jane and Ronillo are already detained and will face murder charges.
Meanwhile, here are some reactions of the netizens who shows sympathy to the tragic death of John Earl.