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CA allows policeman to testify in Jee Ick Joo slay

Jun 28, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Senior Police Officer Roy Villegas can testify against his fellow policemen linked to the 2016 murder of the South Korean businessman

MURDERED KOREAN. Choi Kyung Jin (foreground), widow of murdered South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo (in photo), bows in front of a portrait of her late husband during a memorial service on February 6, 2017. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Pampanga court OKs transfer of cop in Jee Ick Joo case to PNP-AKG

Jan 11, 2018 - 9:18 PM

The court grants the request of Senior Police Officer 4 Roy Villegas to be transferred to the custody of the PNP Anti-Kidnapping Group

ROY VILLEGAS. Policemen secure SPO4 Roy Villegas inside a mobile patrol ahead of his co-accused. Photo by Jun A. Malig

Suspects plead not guilty in Jee Ick Joo kidnap-slay case

May 31, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Supt Rafael Dumlao III SPO4 Roy Villegas Jerry Omlang and Gerardo Santiago all enter not guilty pleas before Judge Irineo Pangilinan Jr at the Regional Trial Court Branch 58 on Wednesday afternoon May 31

Dumlao, 2 others plead not guilty in kidnap, carnap cases

May 03, 2017 - 7:43 PM

Ricky Sta Isabel the fourth suspect in the two cases did not appear at the arraignment prompting the judge to order the issuance of a subpoena for Sta Isabel to show at the pre trial on July 19

DUMLAO, VILLEGAS, OMLANG. Combined photos of Rafael Dumlao III, Roy Villegas, and Jerry Omlang.

Suspect in Korean kidnap-slay a no-show in scheduled arraignment

Apr 19, 2017 - 9:56 PM

Only two of the 7 suspects listed in the original Department of Justice DOJ resolution regarding Jee’s case are able to attend the scheduled arraignment

FACING THE COURT. SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel is escorted by National Bureau of Investigation agents and policemen at the Angeles City Hall of Justice. Photo by Jun A. Malig

DOJ charges Dumlao as principal in Korean businessman's slay

Apr 18, 2017 - 7:24 PM

UPDATED But the department clears National Bureau of Investigation officials of any liability in the kidnapping and murder of Jee Ick Joo

WILL FACE CHARGES. Police Superintendent Rafael Dumlao III swears to his affidavit during a hearing at the Department of Justice (DOJ) on March 1, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/

Pampanga RTC orders reinvestigation into Jee Ick Joo slay case

Jan 31, 2017 - 12:45 AM

The Pampanga RTC grants the motion of SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel for another preliminary investigation into the charges of kidnapping for ransom with homicide filed against him and other police officers tagged in the case

RICKY STA ISABEL. SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel, the principal suspect alleged Tokhang for Ransom of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, attends the hearing at the Senate in Pasay City on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Suspect in Korean's slay to be transferred to NBI custody

Jan 30, 2017 - 3:43 PM

UPDATED Judge Irineo Pangilinan Jr of the Angeles City court also grants the motion of SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and two other suspects to order the justice department to reinvestigate the case of Jee Ick Joo

LEAVING COURT. SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel is escorted from the Angeles City Hall of Justice. Photo by Jun Malig/Rappler

Jee slay, South China Sea, border wall | Midday wRap

Jan 27, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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Jan 25, 2017 - 1:16 PM

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Cop suspects in Korean kidnap-slay brought to court

Jan 25, 2017 - 7:36 AM

The presentation SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and SPO4 Roy Villegas at an Angeles City court is reportedly upon the insistence of a judge

SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel (in protective gear) waits inside the clerk of court’ office of the Angeles City Regional Trial Court Branch 58 on January 24. Contributed photo / Rappler

Murder inside Camp Crame: A tangled tale of crime

Jan 22, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation an office under him contradicts some findings of the Philippine National Police on the Korean businessman s murder

Police officer Ricky Sta. Isabel (C), one of the suspects in the kidnapping and murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, is escorted by fellow policemen as they leave the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) building in Manila on January 20, 2016. Noel Celis/AFP