A nurse at a military hospital was killed by a thief who tried to steal her cellphone in Makati City yesterday afternoon.
The victim was identified as 2nd Lt. Jennett Beron Aguilar, 31, a nurse at AFP Medical Center. Aguilar died before arriving at the Makati Hospital for two stab wounds.
According to the report, the victim just got home at Phil. Army Village Homeowners Association Inc. (PAVAHAI) in Brgy. Comembo at 1:30 am.
The military nurse went outside when she heard noises, and there she saw the suspect John Brosas, 19, construction worker who tried to steal her cellphone.
The victim struggled and fought back and was stabbed twice.
Aguilar was immediately rushed to the hospital but did not make it alive.
Brosas was arrested at a vacant lot near the construction site where he worked.
It was discovered that Brosas even cleaned the victim’s car on several occasions where he received money.
The suspect said he only wanted to buy something for his birthday yesterday, so he attempted to steal the victim’s cellphone.
The robbery-homicide case is being prepared against the suspect.
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