The man suspected of murdering the estranged father of Glee singer Charice in the Philippines turned himself in Thursday, according to The Associated Press.
Father of Glee's Charice killed in the Philippines
On Monday, police said 40-year-old construction worker Ricky Pempengco was killed after being stabbed in the chest and back with an ice pick by an angry drunk man. The suspect, Angel Capili Jr., surrendered Thursday and told the chief of his village that he was responsible for the murder, Gilbert Cruz, police chief of nearby Laguna province, said.Charice pulled out of concerts planned for Wednesday and Thursday in Singapore to return home.
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"I am very sorry to all my fans from Singapore," she
Tuesday. "I am not going to be there to be part of David Foster and Friends concert. I have to go back to the Philippines as soon as possible to be with my family. I hope you all understand. I love you all and I will see you next year."
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The 19-year-old singer had been estranged from her father since she was a child and was raised by her mother, Raquel. "I loved him and I will still love him," she tweeted
. "He's still my Dad after all."