In shocking twist, police link Enzo Pastor's wife to slaying of car racing champion
The photo of Dahila Guerrero Pastor appears in a police lineup of suspects in the killing of the international racing champion Enzo Pastor. Rhoel Fernandez 

IN a shocking twist, police have tagged the wife of race car driver Enzo Pastor as one of the suspects in the slaying of the motorsports champion last June.

Dalia Guerrero Pastor's possible involvement in her husband’s murder was raised by police during a press conference at Quezon City Police District headquarters in Camp Karingal on Wednesday afternoon.

P/ Chief Inspector Rodel Marcelo, chief of the QCPD Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit, said investigation showed Dalia has links with Domingo “Sandy” de Guzman III who police tagged as the alleged mastermind behind the killing.

Police said they are now looking for Pastor’s widow and mother of their two young children for questioning.

The break in the two-month old case occurred last Saturday when PO2 Edgar Angel, 42, was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Libis, Quezon City where he was caught selling almost 100 grams of shabu to undercover police.

Police said Angel, a Pasay City cop, admitted during interrogation of his participation in Enzo’s killing. He later confessed to have been hired by de Guzman to kill Pastor for a P100,000 fee, police added.

Marcelo said Angel’s name surfaced as early as three weeks after the June 12 killing but admitted that investigators at the time lacked sufficient evidence to pin him down.

De Guzman, himself a race car driver and managing partner of a custom shop that services high-end sports cars, was arrested in an entrapment operation by the QCPD on Tuesday afternoon in Sto. Nino Village in Muntinlupa City.  

The 40-year old De Guzman, who police said was unaware that Angel was already in custody, was arrested after handing a P50,000 cash ‘bonus’ to the gunman. Confiscated from him were two loaded pistols - a .45 and a 9mm Beretta - and a Toyota Corona.

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