- The story of Christine Silawan’s murder continues to unfold as the investigation moves along
- The NBI revealed new details about the text messages between the victim and the suspect, who was her boyfriend
- According to the investigators, the murder of Christine was a crime of passion
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has revealed new details about the 17-year-old suspect in the killing of Christine Silawan in Cebu.
KAMI learned that the authorities are saying that the murder was a crime of passion.
In a report by the Philippine Daily Inquirer (authored by Nestle L. Semilla and Paul Lauro), the NBI revealed that the text messages between Christine and the suspect – who was her boyfriend – show that the two have been fighting before she got killed.
According to their investigation, the two had been arguing with each other because the boyfriend was feeling jealous. However, it was not indicated what he was being jealous about or if they had already broken up when the murder happened.
The NBI also told Inquirer that the boy has confessed to throwing away the knife he used to kill Christine.
In an interview with CNN Philippines, authorities stated that the suspect is obsessed with the victim, who kept on hounding her even if they have broken up before he allegedly decided to kill her.
They also found in his house a broken cellphone, as well as the clothes and the cap he was seen wearing in the CCTV footage with Christine before she died. These items will be examined for possible blood stains.
As for the CCTV footage, the suspect was seen picking up Christine in a motorcycle after she attended Sunday Mass at a local church, where she served as a collector.
Despite the supposed confession, authorities are still on the lookout for other suspects who might have helped the 17-year-old suspect in killing Christine.
As reported earlier by KAMI, the NBI claimed that the 17-year-old boy arrested as a suspect to the killing of Christine has already confessed to the crime.
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.
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