A mentally depressed father stabbed his wife and daughter before killing himself and burning their house in Captain Novales Street, Barangay 33 Caridad, Cavite City. Police Direc-tor Joselito Esquivel Jr. identified the suspect as Jesus de la Cruz y Villanueva, 68, apartment owner, while the victims were Thelma de La Cruz y Samonte, 68, and Rocel de la Cruz y Cri-sostomo, 28. Relatives of the victims said the suspect and his wife had an argument in the presence of their only daughter Rocel. After a few hours, the suspect got mad at his wife and stabbed her many times in the body. The daughter tried to intervene and was also stabbed.