Murder case vs. Fr. Tirao dismissed

NAGA CITY (Bicol Standard) – The murder of Jeraldyn “Ai-Ai” Rapiñan remains unsolved after the complaint filed against Fr. Paul Mart Tirao was dismissed by the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office for lack of probable cause.

Provincial Prosecutor Richard Cu signed the Resolution which was recommended to him by an Assistant Provincial Prosecutor last October 15.

It will be recalled that the lifeless body of Rapiñan was found dumped at Barangay Del Pilar, San Fernando, Camarines Sur on June 15, 2018.

The police investigators filed the case for Murder against Tirao on August 1, 2018.

Meanwhile, the police were directed to gather more evidence regarding the case.

As of this writing, the family of Rapiñan has not issued a statement on the matter.