A policewoman committed suicide by shooting herself shortly after having an argument with her husband due to jealousy the other day in General Trias City, Cavite.
The victim, who died due to a gunshot wound in her head while undergoing treatment at General Trias City Doctors Hospital, was identified as Police Staff Sergeant Analyn Cruto Rico, 33, assigned at the Regional Health Service 4-A.
Reports reaching Camp Crame said the incident occurred at around 7:35 a.m. inside the couple’s house at Stateland Hills Subdivision, Barangay Manggahan.
Before the incident, Patrolman Ricky Rico, 26, husband of the victim assigned a Maritime Group station in Paranaque City, said the victim confronted him regarding his alleged closeness to his batchmate who was also a policewoman.
He said the confrontation led to a heated arguement on Monday evening.
The following day, Rico was preparing to report for work but saw his wife suddenly went back to their room.
After a few minutes , Rico heard a gunfire and when he checked, he saw wis wife already bathed in her own blood, her service firearm beside her.
Rico immediately sought the help of their neighbors and brought the victim to the hospital but she died while undergoing treatment.
To ensure that there was no foul play, the gun will be subjected to ballistic examination while the suspect will be undergoing parrafin test.