DASMARIÑAS CITY, Cavite — A woman on Sunday night bludgeoned her mother to death with a hammer in their house.
Ma. Margarita Belleza was found by neighbors bloodied and dead in her home at Blk. 27, Lot 14, Aberbin St., Chester Place Subdivision Bgy. Burol Main, Dasmariñas City.
Suspect Maybelle Belleza, 39, Margarita’s daughter, was arrested by responding policemen.
The suspect and her mother had a heated argument. At the height of the fight, Maybelle grabbed a hammer and hit her mother repeatedly on the head.
The mother died on the spot.
After realizing what she had done to her own mother, Maybelle ran to their neighbor and confessed what she did to Margarita.
Neighbors rushed to the Bellezas house and found Margarita dead and covered with white blanket, with traces of blood.
Beside Margarita’s body was a hammer believed used by Maybelle in killing her mother.
Police filed parricide charges against Maybelle, who is in a state of shock.