A suspected rapist, who victimized two pupils recently, was shot dead while he was sleeping inside his house along Elias Street, Santa Cruz, Manila, over the weekend. The killer remained unidentified although neighbors saw him walking on Elias Street at 8:30 p.m. right after committing the crime. Police said Ronald Magno, 36, single, a passenger jeepney driver, was identified by his victims, a 10-year-old and a 13-year-old, as the one who raped them. The first victim was raped somewhere in Santa Cruz, Manila, while the second victim was raped somewhere in Bagong Silang, Caloocan City. The victims, both elementary-school pupils, identified Magno as a jeepney driver. Magno was rushed to Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center where he was declared dead by attending physicians.