An OFW who allegedly killed his fellow OFW in South Korea arrested in the Philippines. The crime happened in the year 2015. But only last year was his remain discovered in a septic tank.
Though it has been four years since the crime happened, the Filipino suspect got no escape from the authority. Yugoslav Magtoto is the suspect of killing Angelo Carmen Claveria. Magtoto was arrested by NBI International Operations Division (NBI-IOD) in Candaba, Pampanga last April 2, 2019. The operation was made possible through the provisional arrest warrant issued by Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 20 in behalf of the request of the South Korea International Criminal Affairs Division.
Reported missing since 2015
According to Chief, NBI Interpol, Ronald Aguto, the victim was reported missing since the year 2015. And it was only last year, 2018, that his body was discovered in a septic tank of DOIL Industrial Technologies in South Korea.
The South Korean authorities immediately requests a DNA sample from Claveria’s mother which immediately matched. It was only after that they issued a red notice against the suspect.
Affection and rejection
In South Korean’s police investigation, it was said that Magtoto developed an affection for Claveria. But, Claveria rejected him and tries to transfer to another company. But before Claveria could move on to another company, Magtoto invited him near the paint factory company where Magtoto allegedly killed him.
It was also discovered that the suspect Magtoto stole the victim’s bag, mobile phone, and wallet. He was also accused of using the victim’s debit card and withdrawing his money worth 1,260,000 Korean won, equivalent to 60,000 pesos.
Facing multiple charges
Magtoto is now facing multiple charges; murder, exploring tombs, larceny, and violation of the Specialized Credit Finance Business Act in regards to the killing of Angelo Claveria. He has been in the Philippines since 2016 and is set to travel back to South Korea to face his charges there.