Feb 19, 2021 @ 10:31
NBI to examine mobile phone of flight attendant Christine Dacera
The National Bureau of Investigation will conduct a forensic science examination on the mobile phone of flight attendant Christine Dacera whose death last New Year’s Day has shocked the nation still reeling from the equally-controversial killing of a mother and son in Tarlac a month prior.
“The NBI has subpoenaed Christine Dacera’s phone so that a digital examination of its contents could be done. The NBI expects to finish this by early next week so that its report could be submitted to and considered by the investigating prosecutor in the resolution of the case, ” Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday said.
Guevarra officially tasked the NBI, an attached agency of the DOJ, to join the Philippine National Police in probing Dacera’s sensational death.
Dacera was found unconscious in the bathtub of her hotel room in Makati City on New Year’s Day following a party with friends the night before.
Hotel personnel tried to revive her before she was rushed to a hospital where she was declared dead.
Three suspects were arrested and were provisionally charged with the crime of rape with homicide before the Makati City Prosecutor’s Office.
But the prosecutor’s office ordered the release of the suspects pending results of a formal preliminary investigation.