A retired United States Navy man recently shot dead his girlfriend who had just given birth to their baby in Barangay Macayug, Mangaldan, Pangasinan.
Mangaldan police arrested Rommer Gonzales, 40, at his compound in Barangay Embarcadero, Mangaldan, Pangasinan at around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
Three witnesses pointed to Gonzales as the one who shot Maria Theresa Ambas, 39.
A love triangle and custody of the newborn baby boy could be the motive for the killing, probers said.
Before the incident took place, Gonzales and Ambas were reportedly arguing on social media.
Recovered from the crime scene were five cartridge cases from a firearm with unknown caliber.
According to police, Gonzales is now under the custody of the Mangaldan Police and will be facing murder charges.