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Singer-businesswoman Claire de la Fuente, mom of 1 of the accused in the Dacera scenario, expressed gratitude for the economical assistance their camp gained days after they appealed on social media.

Flight attendant Christine Dacera reportedly died owing to ruptured aortic aneurysm just after a evening of New Year’s Eve celebrations at the Town Garden Grand Hotel in Makati City.

The individuals she partied with that evening were accused of rape and murder even with anomalies in the first probe of the Philippine Nationwide Law enforcement.

Amid the ongoing investigation, the camp of the accused introduced a Fb web page called Fund the Truth of the matter on January 9 to search for for legal support on behalf of the suspects, specifically, Gregorio “Gigo” de Guzman, Rommel Galido, JP Dela Serna, Clark Rapinan and Valentine Rosales. 

In an interview with Abs-CBN on Monday, De La Fuente, mother of de Guzman and de facto spokesperson of the group, thanked the public for the money help they obtained, citing the donations arrived at six figures.

“Ang anak ko, kaya niya ang expenses ng authorized protection pero itong mga batang ito, wala namang masyadong kaya sa buhay for a long and high-priced legal protection, kailangan pa nilang mag-donation drive,” she reported.

In a Fb publish on January 10, the team said that people who desire to donate may perhaps concept the webpage privately to reduce from becoming cheated.

“Beware of Scammers! Remember to see under aspects on how to help #FundTheTruth. You may possibly also mail us a personal concept. Thank you so much!” the publish go through.


The investigation that ensued over Dacera’s death experienced been the topic of headlines and had dominated on-line conversations because the PNP documented it on January 4.

The PNP was criticized for declaring the scenario of Dacera “solved” regardless of lack of health care findings.

NBI Deputy Director Ferdinand Lavin on Monday stated that Dacera’s physique could have by now been contaminated thanks to it getting embalmed prior to evaluation.

“Although the human overall body of Dacera had been compromised, most of the pieces of the organs are contaminated because of to embalming, but we have encouraging success,” Lavin reported.

Second autopsy 

In a report by GMA News’ “24 Oras,” its supply from NBI claimed that the 2nd autopsy report found out 100 milliliters of bodily fluids.

These fluids and Dacera’s organs will nonetheless go through DNA assessment.

Regardless of earlier recognizing lapses in the initial findings, Lavin remained assured with the “leads” in the second autopsy.

“We have extremely intriguing prospects. We have pretty encouraging results. Kaya malaman kung [may] existence of alcohol, degree of alcoholic beverages probably, existence of unlawful medications,” the NBI formal reported.

“May crime. Let us depart it at that. May crime dito,” he extra.

Forensic pathologist Dr. Raquel Fortun, one particular of the two forensic pathologists in the state, reacted to this report on Twitter.

“Using their point out of the artwork ultra-modern gear they will detect the manufacturer of embalming fluid applied,” Fortun wrote.

In a different interview, Fortun explained how authorities will figure out the reliability of the samples taken on the 2nd autopsy.

“How did they recover the urine? Aspirated carefully? Then what? Sealed, labeled, how transported, turned over to lab. What tests will be performed. Skills of lab, personnel. Methodology, success. Even if something’s in it what is the significance,” she explained.

Aside from the embalming of the overall body, Fortun also questioned why the NBI identified urine though the PNP unsuccessful to uncover the similar proof.

“Multimillion-peso dilemma: why no urine in PNP report but NBI found some. How was 1st exam finished, labanan ng documentation who’s telling the real truth. If 1st autopsy faked bladder results, anything in the report (and every single report this physician did in the previous) is suspect,” Fortun claimed.

Both Fortun and her fellow forensic pathologist Dr. Cecilia Lim earlier mentioned that an autopsy report really should consist of particulars these kinds of as histopathology, swab examination or rape package, DNA analysis and toxicology.