Ricky Pempengco murder suspect, Angel Capili Jr. surrenders

The suspect in the murder of the Ricky Pempengco, father of international singing sensation Charice has surrendered to authorities.

Angel Capili Jr., a construction worker, admitted killing Pempengco as an act of self-defense and had no intention of killing the victim. He then asked forgiveness from Charice and her family. “Humihingi po ako ng kapatawaran sa kanya [Charice]. Sana ay mabigyan niya ako ng pagkakataon na mapatawad niya ako,” he said in a press conference in Camp Crame. Charice and immediate family members were in the holding area of Camp Crame watching the suspect on television.