The suspect in the killing of singer Charice Pempengco’s father surrendered to authorities in Gen. Trias, Cavite, Thursday afternoon, police said.
Suspect Angel Capili arrived at the home of Gen. Trias Mayor Luis “Jon-Jon” Ferrer around 2:30 p.m., Senior Supt. John Bulalacao, Cavite Provincial Police director, said in a phone interview.
“Sumuko siya (Capili) sa tulong ni barangay chairman (Rolando) Pagkaliwangan ng Brgy. Santiago, doon rin sa Gen. Trias,” Bulalacao said.
As of this writing, Bulalacao and his men are transporting Capili to Camp Crame to present the latter to PNP officials and DILG Sec. Jesse Robredo.
“Pupunta rin si Charice para makilala niya ‘yung suspect,” Bulalacao said.
Meanwhile, police in San Pedro, Laguna, are set to file murder charges against Capili Thursday.
Capili is said to have stabbed Charice’s 40-year-old father Ricky Pempengco with an icepick on Monday night, while the latter was buying cigarettes at a store near his home in Brgy. Laram. (John Roson)
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