BiÑan City – Four members of a family were found dead by neighbors inside their home in Barangay Canlalay.
The deceased were identified as Johnny Martinez, 46, partner Jolly Espinas, 41, and their children Winston, 7, and one-year old Brixton.
Police surmised Martinez, who was found hanged in the staircase with a nylon cord around his neck, was responsible for the killings.
Lt. Col. Chitadel Gaoiran of the Biñan police said Espinas and the two kids suffered serious head wounds, and had their mouths stuffed with cloth face masks.
A blood-stained hammer was discovered at the scene of the crime.
She said Martinez possibly committed suicide after murdering his family.