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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Tarra V. Quismundo
EVERY morning at sunrise, Filipino diplomat Alicia Ramos' younger sister, Leticia, would open the door of their house in Makati City to sweep their front yard.
Little did Leticia know that when she unlocked the front door at 5:30 a.m. yesterday, three hooded men were lurking outside.
Apparently robbers, they jumped on her, gagged and tied her up, then proceeded to the second floor of the house and-using a white towel-strangled Alicia, a 64-year-old foreign affairs assistant secretary, police said.
A normally quiet morning routine in the lives of the two unmarried sisters had turned into a violent tragedy that caused shock in diplomatic quarters.
The Ramoses lived alone together in a two-story house at 5552 Boyle St., Barangay Palanan in Makati.
Cigarette butts littered the room …