SAN JOSE CITY – A 50-year-old wife of a retired Army soldier was found dead with multiple wounds on her left arm and other parts of the body with authorities saying it was a case of an alleged suicide.
City police head Lt. Col. Palmyra Guardaya said victim Amelita Valerio, of Sitio Junior Campo, Bgy. Sto. Niño 2nd, this city, was discovered dead by her husband Salvador, 60, a retired Army enlisted personnel at 11:45 p.m. Monday.
She was sleeping with their four-year-old granddaughter when the alleged suicide occurred.
Guardaya said the woman was found lying on her bed inside their room with several wounds on her left arm and other parts of the body.
Probers rushed to the area after being alerted by an alleged suicide call from a concerned citizen in the barangay at 12:30 a.m.
Guardaya said they are now investigating the incident with members of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) office coming over to process the area and determine if there was foul play involved.