Model Althea Altamirano; her boyfriend, tattoo shop owner Fernando Quiambao Jr.; Jaymar Waradje and Gelan Pasawilan pose for mugshots taken at the Quezon City Police District following their arrest Sunday.

MANILA, Philippines - A suspect in the abduction and killing of Julie Ann Rodelas has told investigators that the model and television talent was raped twice to teach her a lesson, and was only killed because she recognized her friend’s boyfriend as one of her abductors.

Jaymar Waradje, in an affidavit he issued after his arrest, bared the details of the events he claims led to the killing.

Rodelas’ friend and fellow model, Althea Altamirano, earlier admitted that the plan was “to teach (Rodelas) a lesson” for reportedly spreading rumors that Altamirano already has two children.

Out of control

Chief Superintendent Mario dela Vega, director of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD), has a theory on what happened. “It might have been a move that went out of control that the only way they could get out of it was to kill her,” Dela Vega said in an interview yesterday.

Chief Inspector Rodel Marcelo, head of the QCPD Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit, said it appeared there was no plan to kill the victim.

“(Fernando) Quiambao (Jr.) was just recognized by the victim,” Marcelo said. Quiambao is Altamirano’s boyfriend.

According to Dela Vega, the “lesson” that was going to be “taught” to Rodelas was probably just to rape her. “In her statement, Althea was pointing to that rape, claiming she never thought it would come to the point of killing her friend,” he said.

Altamirano said she told Quiambao about the “rumors” that Rodelas was “spreading.”

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