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Suspect in slay of mother, children in San Jose del Monte arrested

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MANILA, Philippines — A suspect in the killing of a 28-year-old woman and her two children, aged five and eight, has been arrested, according to an officer from the San Jose Del Monte Police Station.

The policewoman confirmed in a phone interview with INQUIRER.net on Thursday that one of the persons of interest identified was nabbed hours after the bodies of Jaymee Casabuena and her children’s bodies were found inside their house in Barangay Kaypian, San Jose del Monte.

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The identity of the suspect was withheld pending further investigation.

The incident was initially discovered by her older sister Wednesday night, but initial investigation stated that the three victims might have been dead since Tuesday.

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Police said that they are still looking into the motive of the killings. /cbb

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