- The police arrested a second suspect in the murder of Christine Lee Silawan
- The suspect is 42 years old and is known to be involved in drugs
- According to the police, the second suspect confessed to killing the victim
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A second suspect in the murder of Christine Lee Silawan has been arrested.
KAMI learned that the suspect is a 42-year-old man who is known as a drug pusher and user.
In a report by Inquirer (authored by Morexette Marie B. Erram), Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas said that the second suspect was obsessed with the victim.
“He confessed that he was the one who killed (Silawan). He made an extra-judicial confession.
“He said he dupes young girls (into having sexual relationship with him).
“He was a drug pusher and a drug user whose name is included in the drug watchlist,” Sinas revealed.
Christine’s 17-year-old boyfriend, who was also arrested, was also said to have confessed to the crime but it has not yet been explained by the police his connection to the new suspect.
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As previously reported by KAMI, a re-autopsy of Christine’s body revealed that she was raped before getting killed.
Christine Silawan was found dead in Cebu with her face skinned off. Authorities are still investigating the exact details of the crime and are believed to be close to finally solving it.
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