Husband stabs Pinay to death in California, kills self afterward

/ 05:34 PM January 05, 2018

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A 25-year-old Filipina in California was killed by her husband in what was believed by authorities to be a murder-suicide case.

The Filipina was identified as Blessel Ong, who was stabbed by her husband, 49-year-old Albert, who killed himself later. The bodies were found two days after Christmas at their home in Center Street, Baldwin Park, local media Baldwin Park Patch reported.

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Authorities from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was supposed to do a welfare check, but found the couple with upper stab wounds.

One observer said the police walked out of the house after they conducted a 45-minute search. Another resident, Breann Tang-Gaddi, said the Ong couple had recently moved in to their neighborhood.

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25-year-old Blessel Ong was stabbed to death by her husband in California, where he killed himself afterward.  Image: Screengrab from Facebook/blesel.ong

According to the sheriff department’s investigation, Ong stabbed his wife “an unknown number of times” with a kitchen knife, then stabbed himself afterward.

“Detectives learned the couple shared a history of domestic violence and there was a call for service the day prior to [the] discovery of the bodies,” Sheriff’s Information Bureau deputy Sara Rodriguez said in the report.

No update has been released by the sheriff’s office as of writing.  Katrina Hallare /ra

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