Elderly man hangs self
An elderly man was found by his children hanging in an Indian Mango tree beside their house in Sitio Lukay Village, Barangay Camigawan, Kabankalan City around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan PNP chief identified the victim as Elesio Guarino Quimpo, 70, widow, farmer.
She was found by his daughter, Ritchel Quimpo Olimpo, 31, after doing her laundry in a creek about 60 meters from their house.
She then informed her brother Rolando and detached the victim from the tree and reported the incident to police.
According to their children, the victim was suffering from Prostate Bladder Stone Disease and did not want to go to the hospital.
A day before the incident, the victim was saying while looking at his grandchildren, “Dalagku naman kamo ah. Tapos ang inyo mga ginikanan naka-plastar naman tanan; kag ang akon agot nakatapos naman kag naka-obra na, wala na problema.”
The victim’s body was brought to the local funeral parlor in Kabankalan City.*