Monday July 23, 2018

Rape-slay suspect nabbed

DAVAO. The body of a 16-year-old girl was found on Libby Road in Barangay Bago Gallera around 10 p.m. after allegedly being raped and killed. (DCPO)

A SUSPECT, who allegedly raped and killed a 16-year-old girl, was arrested Saturday morning by members of the Talomo Police Station in Bago Gallera, Davao City.

The suspect was identified as James Barrete Narte, 35, a laborer, separated from his family and neighbor of the victim in Barangay Bago Gallera in Talomo District.

Davao City Police Office (DCPO) spokesperson Senior Inspector Ma. Teresita Gaspan said the suspect was nabbed two hours after the cadaver of the victim was found on Libby Road.

“The testimonies of witnesses and physical evidence recovered from the crime scene led to the arrest of the suspect who is a resident of the same barangay,” Gaspan told the media.SEE MORE