A Scot, who travelled to the Philippines to propose to a woman he
met online, was stabbed to death by his internet girlfriend's
live-in lover, it was reported here.
Twentyseven-year-old John McDonald met Nanqueen Romero, 31, at an
internet chat room and they talked online for weeks, before Romero
invited him to visit her in Angono in the Philippines.
McDonald didn't have any clue that she was living-in with Anselmo
Lacostales. She had introduced Lacostales as her brother, The Sun
He reached the Philippines Thursday and went to Romero's home near
capital Manila Saturday.
"From what we understand, she introduced her live-in boyfriend
Lacostales as her brother. But trouble came after they all went to
dinner to a restaurant," a police spokesman was quoted as saying.
As soon as McDonald said that he plans to ask Romero to marry him,
Lacostales lost his cool.
When they reached back at the house, Lacostales grabbed a knife
and repeatedly stabbed McDonald and Romero.