Man arrested for killing son 14 years ago

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Monday, August 4, 2014


THE Philippine National Police (PNP) arrested Monday in Paranaque City a fugitive who killed his own son 14 years ago, police official said.

PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Anti Organized Crime Unit (CIDG-AOCU) chief Alexander Tagum said Romeo Despe was arrested in his rented house in Paranaque City around 11:15 a.m. by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by a Northern Samar court in 1997.

Despe, who is listed as one of the most wanted persons in Northern Samar, is accused of killing Donald Melano, his son with Leonora Melano.

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Despe was placed under the custody by PNP CIDG-AOCU. (Sunnex)

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