Beauty queen 23, shot dead moments after opening her door to accept flowers

April 8, 2017 | By | Reply More

A 23-year-old beauty queen was shot dead moments after answering the door to two men who disguise as fans gave her chocolates and flowers.

beauty queenThe two suspects shot Mary Christine Balagtas in the head from close range with a single bullet at her home in the Philippines town Bulacan, on Wednesday morning.

Police confirmed the killing and said the men fled on a motorbike following the attack.

Ms Balagtas was rushed to hospital but died in the ambulance before she got there.

Police said they are investigating the story and several leads including a man who had a romantic relationship with Mary,’ said Superintendent Julio Lizardo from Plaridel Police.

Police also claimed that the attack could have carried out by a hired gun.

Police found an empty shell from a.45 calibre pistol at the scene and an eye witness said that two men had fled on a motorcycle.

‘Witnesses said that two men had been seen in the neighbourhood before the shooting.’

Friend and classmate Herlie Rozelle Flores Vecina paid tribute to her.

She said: ‘Tin, you will be always in our hearts.

You, as a daughter, a sister, a seatmate in elementary, a classmate on high school, a colleague on college… but most importantly, a friend. We hope to never forget you.

‘We will sincerely miss you. We love you, Mary Christine ‘Tin’. May you rest beautifully in peace, our dear friend.’

Press journalist for HRO media – Khizer Hayat reports.

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