Another suspect in gym trainer's murder killed-A A +A
Saturday, September 1, 2012
ANOTHER member of the "Vulcaseal Boys" tagged in the killing of a gym instructress was stabbed dead around 11:50 p.m. Thursday on Jacinto Extension, Barangay 10-A in Davao City.
Police identified the victim as Romar Mercado Salinas, alias Omay, 25, of the same place.
San Pedro police reported that one Reida Renovilla and her helper, both residents in the area, heard loud noises outside their house around 11 p.m. Thursday.
Upon checking, they found the body of the victim steeped in his own blood with several stab wounds.
Scene of the Crime Operatives also found a note that read: "Cherryl Gay Grafilo, pasaylo-a ko sa akong nabuhat nga pag-hold-up ug pagpatay sa imo (Forgive me for robbing and killing you)."
Salinas is the second suspect in the brutal killing of Grafilo, who was killed Tuesday.
Another suspect identified as Chearemae Fuertes was killed in a shootout with the police who came to arrest him in his house at Panganiban Street, Barangay 10-A.
Two other suspects were arrested and now detained at the San Pedro Police Station.
Salinas was named by the two other suspects earlier arrested as behind Grafilo's slay. The other suspects were identified as Edre Galladora, 22, and Renante Sereno, 32, of the same place.
Grafilo, 31, of Midsayap in North Cotabato, was on her way to work at Holiday Gym and Spa when she was stabbed dead around 5:30 a.m. of August 28. (ICT/Blue Cordero)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on September 01, 2012.