A FIRE destroyed a house in Manila after a man who had an altercation with his live-in partner stabbed her and then set himself on fire.
Suspect Roel Camero, of F. Torres Street, San Andres Bukid, was found lifeless by firemen in the toilet.
His live-in partner Anina Rose Tejas, is still in critical condition in a hospital for two stab wounds in the stomach.
A report from the Manila Police District-homicide section said the suspect and the victim had an argument. Moments later, Tejas was seen running out of their house bloodied and screaming for help. Her neighbors responded and immediately brought her to a hospital. After a few minutes, a fire began engulfing the couple’s house at around 10:30 a.m.
Police suspect that Camero set himself on fire.
The fire was contained an hour later.