Stabbing victim dies in hospital

A stabbing victim died in the hospital yesterday morning, January 8, 2018 after he was stabbed by unidentified suspect in Purok Cacao, Barangay Tabugon, Kabankalan City around 11:00 p.m. Sunday.

Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan OIC police chief identified the victim as Joan Mamerto Kalandingan Manigos, of legal age, resident of the place.

He sustained three stab wounds in the chest and was rushed to Lorenzo Zayco District Hospital in Kabankalan. He was later transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City but expired around 4:00 a.m. Monday.

Police investigation disclosed that the victim was watching Miss Gay contest in a dark corner when stabbed by the suspect.

Police is still investigating to determine the motive and identify the suspect.*


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