SOCO looks into the case of Carl Laurence Demerey, a 24-year-old student who was found dead inside a plastic storage box in Brgy. Canlalay, Biñan City, Laguna. The Biñan Police proceeds to examine various CCTV footage around a resto bar where Demerey was last seen by his friend, who later surfaced as a witness. PLTCOL. Danilo Mendoza recalls how they identified three persons of interest, and talks about the arrest of the two suspects named Najir Macaorao and Abdul Canapia. The program then presents the testimonies of Macaorao and Canapia. Demerey's mother calls on the last suspect to surrender to the authorities, and vows to seek justice for the death of her son.




SOCO, hosted by Gus Abelgas, carefully blends reality television and investigative journalism. SOCO aims to find definitive answers to some of the most heinous crimes committed in the Philippines. In cooperation with local law enforcement agents and forensic investigators, SOCO, together with host Gus Abelgas, covers all angles of the crime while corroborating witness statements, obtaining concrete evidence, and working out all of the details needed to secure a conviction. SOCO is a fine piece of forensic programming that should not be missed. Catch all the latest SOCO episodes here.


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