International singing sensation Charice Pempengco sought for justice after her father Ricky Pempengco, 43 was brutally stabbed to death in their hometown in the Philippines last Sunday.
The initial investigation of Supt. Kirby John Kraft, San Pedro police chief showed that the suspect, Angel Capili, 35 and Ricky Pempengco were both drunk when the suspect stabbed the victim at least twice in the chest in once in the lower trunk in front of the store in the area.
There have been some claims that Pempengco and Capili alleged to have some hatred against each other since the two had a fight about six years ago.
The suspect Angelo Capili was described as 5-4 to 5-5 tall, long-haired, and big-bodied according to the witnesses.
The suspect is still missing and police officers are keeping track of the suspect around the neighboring provinces, offering a $470 reward for information leading to Capili’s arrest.
Charice immediately went to her father’s wake at the Divine Mercy Funeral Homes in Muntinlupa City before 1 a.m. Wednesday after receiving the message about the incident.
“I would convey that whoever did this, my daddy should be given justice … not only for my daddy, but for others as well,” she said as she was interviewed by the local radio station after arriving from Jakarta.
She express her gratitude to those who offered their sympathy about his father’s death, even Glee Season 2 costars Lea Michele and Jenna Ushkowitz showed their compassion for her via Twitter.
Even though she had a few bad experiences with her father when she was 3 years old, the child superstar is greatly by about her father’s loss.
Just before she was interviewed by Oprah, she opened her life story to everyone that her father once threatened them with a gun pointing over her mother’s head but luckily they managed to escape with the help of their neighbors.
“We left my dad, and after that, I never saw him and I don’t want to see him. I’m just singing now for my mom. I didn’t help her before. That’s why I want to help her now,” she said during her appearance with Oprah.
“I loved him and I will still love him. He’s still my Dad after all,” Charice added.
She first hit Asian television with her viral video on YouTube then guested on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “Oprah” and lately was adopted as one of the most promising talent of David Foster.
Her album entered the Billboard 200 at No. 8, making Charice the first Asian singer in history to land in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.