Seaman Emmanuel Ponce killed his wife Melinda, 2 daughters children (aged 26 & 25) who are both nurses, a son(aged 18) and their househelp.
Ponce’s youngest daughter, 14, then rushed to the police when she heard several gunshots.
Ponce, however, shot himself in the head even before his daughter could ask for help.
Crime Investigator SPO1 Mikey Espina said the victims, including the suspect, were immediately rushed to the Talisay District Hospital but were declared dead on arrival.
Authorities are still investigating the incident. Recovered from the crime scene was a .45 caliber gun.
Relatives said the Ponce couple was having marital problems.
They said Emmanuel had an accident 10 years ago aboard the ship. A boom supposedly hit his head, which forced him to undergo operation.
Source: ABSCBN News