- The investigation regarding Christine Silawan’s death is still ongoing
- The police recently arrested a young man for being suspected of killing the 16-year-old girl
- According to reports, the suspect is only 17 years old
A 17-year-old in Cebu was arrested by the police as a suspect to the killing of 16-year-old Christine Silawan.
KAMI learned that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has confirmed the arrest.
According to NBI Central Visayas Regional Director Tomas Enrile’s interview with Cebu Daily News Digital, the boy’s name cannot be released at the moment because he is a minor.
However, authorities are already in the process of filing a case against him.
Photos of the arrest and of the suspect went viral on social media.
In a previous report by KAMI, a person of interest in the crime named Jonas Bueno was apprehended by the police.
Christine Silawan was found dead in Cebu with her face skinned off. Authorities are still looking for the suspect or suspects for the terrible crime.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download KAMI's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Filipino news!
Social Experiment: Will You Let Someone Steal From A Blind Man? Imagine that you witness an outrageous situation in which a person literally steals from a blind man. Would you interfere or it is none of your business? We checked the reaction of Filipinos – on KAMI HumanMeter YouTube channel!