02 Nov '11, 2am

Singer Charice calls for justice for slain father, apologises for cancelling tour dates

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Singer Charice Pempengco of the hit TV show Glee appealed on Wednesday for justice for her father, who was stabbed to death in her Philippine hometown, as police offered a reward and hunted for the suspect. Authorities were preparing murder charges and will distribute public photographs of a man they said was intoxicated when he became angry after 40-year-old construction worker Ricky Pempengco brushed against him, San Pedro town police chief Kirby Kraft said. Pempengco was buying cigarettes from a store late Monday when he was stabbed with an ice pick in the chest and back. The suspect fled the following morning after talking to his mother about the killing, Mr Kraft said, adding they had at least two witnesses. Police and local officials offered a reward leading to the suspect's arrest. Charice flew back to the Philippines and paid respects to ...

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