Construction worker hacked dead

Two construction workers from Cebu and Bohol were hacked by unidentified suspect resulting to the death of one and wounding of another that happened around midnight Monday in Sitio Kanangkaan, Barangay General Luna, Toboso town, Negros Occ.

Police Chief Inspector Riel Pico, Toboso PNP OIC chief identified the fatality as Fidel Bao Devera, Jr., 38, married, from Panlaan, Dumanjog, Cebu province.

He sustained hack wounds in the different parts of his body and died on the spot.

While Renato Ombrosa Mellorida, 31, married, also a construction worker, of Badiang, Inabanga in Bohol province was seriously wounded.

He was rushed to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City for further treatment.

Investigation disclosed that the victims were walking towards Aranaz Compound at Sitio Kanangkaan from the store of Jessica Patlingrao when an unidentified suspect suddenly appeared, waylaid and subsequently hacked them using a sugarcane cutter or “espading”.

Toboso police is investigating to determine the motive and possible arrest of the suspect.*


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