A granddaughter of former Comelec chairman Benjamin Abalos was found dead inside a room at the Clarkview Hotel in Angeles City, Pampanga province. According to news sources, police investigators identified the victims as Princess Ellaine Costales and Elyrose Abalos. Both were reportedly last seen together with a man. Angeles City Police Director Eden Ugale identified the suspect as Blessed John Albano, who reportedly confessed to the killing. Albano was Abalos’ alleged boyfriend until they had an argument in a drinking session. It was reportedly during this time that Albano hit Abalos. Costales attempted to rescue her friend but ended up being stabbed with a kitchen knife. Abalos was found dead with stab wounds in the neck. Costales was found naked.