Woman stabbed 20x by ‘lover’

September 01, 2019

A WOMAN was stabbed 20 times by her male companion while in a motel yesterday in Tondo, Manila.

Manila Police District (MPD) homicide section chief Captain Henry Navarro said the woman was described as in her mid-30s to early 40s.

It was learned that the victim and her male companion checked into Room 505 of the Safety Motel located at the corner of Mabuhay and Moriones streets on Road 10 at around 5:35 a.m.  

After a few minutes, the victim came out of the room bloodied and crying for help.

Housekeeper Ma. Teresa Bersano told the police that she saw the victim and the suspect in the hallway. She screamed for help to stop the fleeing suspect.

Police said the victim was a prostitute who frequented the place.

An investigation is underway to identify and arrest the suspect.