|Born||Hubert Jeffrey P. Webb
November 7, 1968
|Known for||being convicted (and later acquitted) for the Vizconde murders|
Hubert Jeffrey Pagaspas Webb (born November 7, 1968), is the third son of actor, basketball player, former Parañaque City congressman and Senator Freddie Webb, as well as the brother of former UAAP and Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player Councilor Jason Webb and former ABS-CBN news anchor Pinky Webb. He gained prominence as one of the alleged suspects in the Vizconde murders.
Webb was the prime suspect of the infamous homicide that occurred on June 30, 1991. On April 28, 1995, National Bureau of Investigations asset and self-confessed drug user Jessica Alfaro came forward to police authorities to shed light on the killing of the Vizconde family. In a decision dated January 6, 2000, Parañaque Regional Trial Court Judge Amelita Tolentino convicted Webb and the co-accused Antonio Lejano II, Peter Estrada (Alfaro's former boyfried), Hospicio Fernandez, Michael Gatchalian and Miguel Rodriguez, and sentenced them to life imprisonment. Remained charged and being fugitives until now are Joey Filart and Artemio Ventura. Also found guilty and sentenced to fifteen years in prison for destroying evidence was Parañaque City policeman Gerardo Biong. On November 30, 2010, Biong was released from jail.
On December 14, 2010, Webb, with companions Lejano, Gatchalian, Rodriguez, Fernandez and Estrada, was acquitted by the Supreme Court of all charges after fifteen years and four months of imprisonment upon finding that the prosecution failed to prove that the accused are guilty beyond reasonable doubt. Voting seven for, four against, and four abstaining, the justices concluded that Jessica Alfaro was not an actual eyewitness to the crime, but a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) asset pretending to be an eyewitness.
- Vizconde Trial
- Conviction of Hubert Webb et al. upheld
- Hubert Webb Acquitted
- SC acquits Hubert Webb, 6 others in Vizconde massacre