A flight attendant was found dead in a bathtub after celebrating the New Year with friends in a luxury hotel.
Police said Christine Angelica Dacera may have been raped during a gang’s nightly party.
The 23-year-old checked in at the City Garden Hotel in Makati on New Year’s Eve.
Ms. Dacera was with several colleagues and one of them, Rommel Galida, woke up around 10 a.m. and noticed she was sleeping in the bathtub, he said.
Mr. Galida covered her with a blanket before falling asleep again.
When Mr. Galida woke up a few hours later, he found her still unconscious and blue in color.
The Philippine Airlines flight attendant received CPR after Mr. Galida was alerted, but she did not wake up.
Ms. Dacera was taken to the Makati Medical Clinic, where doctors confirmed her death.
Sharon Dacera, the victim’s mother, told 24 Oras that she believed her daughter would be safe at the party.
“I had no idea that anything would happen to my daughter because she was with other flight attendants,” said Sharon.
“Why did you have to do this to my child? I want to seek justice. “
Investigators said they are waiting for an autopsy but confirmed that the young woman’s body was injured and injured.
Colonel Harold Depositary said Ms. Dacera died of an aneurysm.
Around 10 people attended a private party in the room the group had rented.
The police are also waiting for the toxicological report to determine if she has used drugs or alcohol.
Makati police yesterday brought murder and preliminary rape charges against 11 men, Coconuts reported.
The investigation continues.