#justicefortania – So goes the hashtag for Tania Camille Dee who was found d**d and buried after she went missing for over a week. And to aid in the arrest of the perpetrator of the horrendous crime, the mayor of Angeles City, Ed Pamintuan has offered P100,000 reward money to anyone who can provide information on the whereabouts of Fidel Sheldon Arcenas; the main suspect in the murder of Dee.
Arcenas, Dee’s ex-husband, has gone into hiding after the woman’s body was found buried in a shallow grave at the back of the house in Balibago reportedly owned by the family of Angela Tinio Dychioco.
Dychioco was reportedly Arcenas’ current live-in partner whose own mother broke the first lead to the week-long search for Dee by reporting the matter to the police.
In offering the reward, Mayor Pamintuan said he condemns Dee’s murder in the strongest term possible and is determined to bring the principal suspect to justice. He also called on Arcenas’ father, Fidel, to help in asking his son to voluntarily surrender.
Fidel Arcenas is Pampanga’s former provincial administrator under ex-governor Lito Lapid. Arcenas is believed to be still connected with Lapid’s son, Mark, the current COO of the Tourism Infrastructure and Economic Zone Authority; working as Assistant Chief Operating Officer of the Administration and Finance Sector.
Pamintuan likewise called on his colleagues in government, as well as in the national government, to assist in solving the heinous crime.
“Let us not protect the principal suspect. Let him come out and defend himself and prove his innocence. Justice must be served,” Pamintuan said in a statement.
Protected and coddled?
Pamintuan likewise suspects that Arcenas is being coddled and protected by influential persons in Pampanga, but declined to name names.
The mayor said he immediately ordered the arrest of all possible suspects including Arcenas after Dee’s body was exhumed on Sunday, June 28. However, Arcenas has apparently disappeared right after news of Dee’s murder broke into the press.
“However, it seems that the principal suspect is nowhere to be found or is being cuddled by people close to him,” Pamintuan has disclosed.
Dychioco pinned Arcenas to Dee’s murder
In the latest development, Angela Tinio Dychioco pointed to his boyfriend Fidel Arcenas as the one who k****d his ex-wife.
In a report on GMA News, Dychioco’s affidavit submitted to the police indicated that Arcenas shot Dee before burying her body at the back of their house in Sta. Maria Subdivision.
An autopsy on Dee’s body revealed a lone gunshot wound to the head which may have caused her instant d***h. Her corpse was covered in black plastic bag with her head wrapped in towel.
Dychioco denied any involvement in the killing and said she only found Dee’s remains covered in blood in the kitchen. According to her, money issues may be the reason behind the ex-couple’s spat leading to the wife’s murder.
Meanwhile, the police doubted Dychioco’s testimony; saying there are many loopholes in her recollection of the event. Investigation continues.
As per a TV Patrol report, Dee was a battered wife: