Santa Cruz familicide
Date December 24, 1966
Location(s) Santa Cruz, Philippines
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Perpetrator Farmer
Weapon(s) Melee weapon

On December 24, 1966 a farmer hacked to death his wife, their three children, as well as his wife's aunt, and his sister-in-law in Santa Cruz, a village in southern Philippines. The 30-year-old, who was reportedly angered by the upcoming marriage of his sister-in-law, whom he had kept as a second wife, to another man, was arrested by police.[1]


  1. Farmer kills six, The Leader-Post (December 30, 1966)
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