Avelina Teodoro and Constancia Pineda: Schoolgirl Backstabbing (1929)

In 1929, the Court of First Instance of Pampanga sentenced Avelina Teodoro to life imprisonment for stabbing Constancia Pineda to death. That the murder was so cold-blooded or that it was committed by a female wasn’t even the most shocking thing about the case. It was the fact that both the criminal and her victim were only 16 years old.

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This episode’s companion photos: instagram.com/p/B45Zu3QHfXu


Music: “This House” and “Echoes of Time v2” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

(Photo above by Alex R. Castro via viewsfromthepampang.blogspot.com)

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