Jastine Valdez’s Remains Returned To The Phillippines


The remains of murder victim Jastine Valdez are being returned to her native Philippines today.

Gardaí are continuing their investigation into the killing, and have issued a new appeal.

Accompanied by her parents Danilo and Tess, the student’s remains are being flown out from Dublin airport, to Manila this afternoon.


The 24-year-old’s to be buried in her home town of Aritao.

Last night, Gardaí issued a new appeal for help, saying they’re anxious to speak to any passengers who travelled with Jastine on the 185c bus on the evening of May 19th.

They have also issued more details about her missing blue shoulder bag.

They say the contents of the ‘Next’ branded bag included a Bershka jacket, Nike runners, purple reading glasses and an iPad mini.

Gardaí want to find out if the iPad contains any evidence that may shed light on the murder.