Mother and son stabbed to death by domestic helper who made off with cash

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Businesswoman and Son Robbed, Then Killed in Ilagan City, Isabela – www.philippineslifestyle.com

A businesswoman and her teenage son were robbed and killed by their houseboy in Ilagan City, Isabela this past week.

49-year-old Emerald Bartolome and her son Keith were found inside their home with multiple stab wounds in Barangay Buinatan.

Witnesses said they saw the houseboy, 32-year-old Melvin Mamuri, leaving the area with bloodied hands just minutes before the was discovered.

Both victims were found in the bathroom – the was not home at the time of the incident.

Police have launched a manhunt for the suspect – the said he made off with a bag containing peso and dollar bills inside it.