Question: "patay" can be used in both actor-focus and object-foc

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Author Photo by: kasong
Aug 25 2021, 1:33am CST ~ 1 mo., 2 days ago. 
Question: "patay" can be used in both actor-focus and object-focus structure as follows:
Pumatay ng lamok ang bata.
Pinatay ng bata ang lamok.
But in the so-called verb-relativized sentence the marker "sa/kay" is used instead of "ng" as in the sentences below. Can you explain why?
Sino ang pumatáy kay JFK?
Ang lihim na iyán ang pápatáy sa inyóng relasyón.
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Author Photo roelands
Aug 25 2021, 4:31am CST ~ 1 mo., 1 day ago. 
The prepostion kay is used before proper names, while the prepositions sa or ng precede a noun
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Author Photo Bituingmaykinang
Aug 25 2021, 8:47am CST ~ 1 mo., 1 day ago. 
Kay is used for proper nouns.
Do note that many Filipinos will personalize nouns and certain inanimate objects.
Edit: I actually mean personify.
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