Accused murderer found with items belonging to murdered sisters

Today at its bi-weekly police briefing, police updated on the arrest made in the case of the murder of the Oh sisters in the Toledo District. Police have arrested and charged 20 year old Bella Vista resident Wilmer Alexander Escobar  for the gruesome double murder of Josephina and Cresencia Oh , teenaged sisters who were hacked to death almost two weeks ago. Police told us more about their investigation which led to Escobar’s arrest.

“In respect of the murder of Crescencia and Josephina Oh which had occurred in the Toledo district some 11 days ago. Yesterday police has since arrested and charged Wilmer Alexander Escobar, 20 year old laborer of Bella Vista for two counts of murder.”

Reporter 
“With respect to the double murder can you say whether or not the suspect confessed to the crime?”

ACP Joseph Myvett 
“I would not say that he confessed but there was some cooperation and some items belonging to both deceased have also been recovered.”

Reporter 
“And these items will be phones, can you confirm?”

ACP Joseph Myvett 
“Yes cellphones as well as other personal properties.”

Reporter 
“Sir what led police to this particular suspect was he someone known in that area?”

ACP Joseph Myvett 
“Apparently he has frequented the area but police, intense police investigation and talking to witnesses within the immediate area as well as other information provided to the police have led to his capture. According to the officers who captured him, he seemed to have been of sound mind during interviews conducted with him”

Reporter 
“What was the motive for such murder..?”

ACP Joseph Myvett 
“We can’t address that here, remember this case is very sensitive and it is not just an ordinary case so those matters can’t be addressed here those have to be addressed at the courts.”

The sisters were   heading home from church when they were attacked and hopped several times in the head. They were stripped of their clothes and left on the side of the San Jose Village road.

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