OFW sentenced to death in UAE for killing employer

MANILA — An overseas Filipina worker was sentenced to death for allegedly killing her employer in the United Arab Emirates, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Sunday.

DFA spokesman Charles Jose said Jennifer Dalquez, 28, was meted death penalty by a trial court in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi on May 20.

Dalquez was arrested on December 7, 2014 for killing her employer who allegedly tried to rape her. (MORE)