ONE of the boys arrested in reference to the grotesque dying an air stewardess on New Yr’s Eve has claimed she initiated a kiss between them captured on CCTV in her ultimate moments.
Chilling CCTV footage of Christine Dacera’s hours earlier than she was discovered useless reveals her kissing Valentine Rosales as she partied with a bunch of males.
Christine, 23, is seen moments earlier than she was allegedly gang-raped and killedCredit score: ViralPress
Eleven males the younger lady partied with have been charged by police
The air steward was discovered useless in a resort bathtub tub by her associates on New Yr’s DayCredit score: @xtinedacera/Newsflash
Ms Dacera was discovered useless in a resort bathtubthe subsequent day and “sperm and lacerations” have been discovered on her physique, main officers to imagine she could have been raped.
Christine’s body was additionally coated in scratches and bruises.
Police later arrested the 11 males suspected of enjoying an element in her dying and investigation is ongoing.
Valentine Rosales, one of many males on the celebration, instructed Filipino outlet GMA: “[S]he was the one who initiated the kiss with me.
“I used to be attempting to open the door. I rang the doorbell. She was the one who grabbed me.
“I rang the doorbell however I dodged, I sidestepped her.”
Newly launched CCTV reveals the 23-year-old going to her room with at the very least three males.
Within the photos, she is seen not carrying any footwear and holding a glass of wine after partying within the Metropolis Backyard Resort.
GMA studies an extended model of the footage has additionally been circulating on social media which reveals Mr Rosales backing away from the kiss.
It comes after one other man accused of being concerned within the crime claimed the gang of 11 have been all homosexual.
One of many males arrested, Gregorio de Guzma has instructed ABS-CBN Information that he’s homosexual and had no involvement within the alleged rape and killing of Christine.
He mentioned: “For me, I’ve by no means had sexual relations with a girl. I’ve by no means been aroused by a girl. All the time a person. Many can testify to that.”
Talking of the boys who partied with the air steward, he added: “Each one in every of them was homosexual.”
One of many males charged has insisted he’s homosexual whereas protesting his innocence Credit score: ViralPress
Christine was pronounced useless on arrival at a neighborhood hospitalCredit score: @xtinedacera/Newsflash
Police chief Harold Depositar mentioned that a lot of the males have been “virtually strangers” to the sufferer.
He instructed The Philippine Every day Inquirer: “Solely three of them have been Dacera’s associates.”
An post-mortem confirmed Ms Dacera’s dying was attributable to a ruptured aortic aneurysm.
Mr Depositar went onto say the aneurysm could have been attributable to strenuous exercise and a excessive stage of alcohol in her blood.
He mentioned: “For positive, there was power inflicted on her physique as a result of we discovered contusions in her leg and knees, and there’s an abrasion in her thigh,” and that semen had been discovered “in a number of locations within the resort rooms”.
Christine’s household are pushing for a second post-mortem after claiming the primary one was incomplete, ABS-CBN studies.
The household’s lawyer, Brick Reyes reportedly mentioned they believed the younger sufferer was drugged and abused earlier than her dying.
The household mentioned the 23-year-old “had already skilled intoxication and complained that her drinks appeared to have been spiked”.
Rommel Galido, who was additionally parting with the 23-year-old that night time, told the Philippine Star she mentioned to him throughout the celebration: “Somebody put one thing in my drink.”
The flight attendant’s household has demanded a second post-mortemCredit score: @xtinedacera/Newsflash
The four-star resort is positioned within the Filipino metropolis of MakatiCredit score: Fb
Associates gave the 23-year-old CPR however she failed to replyCredit score: @xtinedacera/Newsflash
Christine’s household alleges her drinks have been spiked throughout the NYE celebrationCredit score: @xtinedacera/Newsflash