Update: According to ABS-CBN News, the Makati police are looking at robbery as motive for the crime. His body was found in the bathroom of his atelier with hands tied and with several stab wounds on his body. The suspect is still at large.
PEFTA 2010 finalist, Kenneth Chua, was reportedly murdered in his showroom in Makati today. No concrete information has surfaced yet, but messages of grief and sympathy have been pouring all over his Facebook and Twitter accounts from his clients and colleagues in the fashion industry. Stay tuned as this story continues to develop in the next couple of hours.
Rest in peace, Kenneth. The fashion industry has lost yet another brilliant designer.