Remains of slain caregiver brought to Cagayan from Jordan

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 09:42 PM February 20, 2017

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TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan — The remains of 36-year-old caregiver Felma Dalupang-Maramag, a homicide victim in a  Feb. 5 attack in Jordan, were flown to the Tuguegarao Domestic Airport on Sunday night (Feb. 19), and were transported to the Peñablanca town in Cagayan province.


Maramag’s two-year contract was about to expire and she was scheduled to return to the country in March when she and her employer were bludgeoned to death by two Jordanians over a wage dispute. The suspects were employed as part-time househelps.

The Jordanian suspects have been arrested. Maramag’s family will pursue a criminal complaint against them with the help of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration.


Natividad Dalupang, Maramag’s 68-year-old mother, said the caregiver had been sending money for household expenses, as well as the school requirements of Maramag’s 15-year-old daughter, Angelica.

Angelica said her mother telephoned to remind her to be “a good girl always,” on Feb. 3, two days before she was killed.  SFM

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TAGS: bludgeoning, Crime, death of an overseas Filipino worker, Felma Dalupang-Maramag, Jordan, murder, overseas Filipino worker, overseas work, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, repatriation of remains
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