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.


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

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