A 23-year-old male, the prime suspect in the slay of a five-year-old girl in Brgy. Wawa in Batangas City, is now under the custody of the police.
The suspect was identified as Mc Nair Villanueva, who was arrested after the child’s dead body was at the back of his house.
The body of the five-year-old girl, who was also a resident of the barangay, was found wrapped in plastic.
Initial information provided by the police based on the autopsy report revealed that the child was raped first before she was slain and placed on a plastic garbage basket before she was killed.