MANILA, Philippines - Two children died after they were mauled and set on fire in Barangay Talon Talon, Zamboanga City Saturday night.
Victims John Mendoza, 9, and Jessiedel Mendoza, 11, were collecting used bottles and plastic when they entered an abandoned house owned by suspect Alfred Miranda.
Miranda allegedly got mad and beat up the victims. He then allegedly put John and Jessiedel on fire.
Miranda was immediately arrested, but he denied the allegations. - Umagang Kay Ganda, July 16 2012