Brother hacked dead by younger sibling

A younger brother hacked dead his elder brother in Purok Nato, Barangay Canlandog, Murcia town around 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Police Senior Inspector Ronald Santillan, Murcia PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Roberto Alib Esparas, Jr., 44, single, resident of the place.

He sustained multiple hack wounds in the body and died on the spot.

The suspect is his younger brother, Joy Alib Esparas, 29, also of the place.

Village official Ronald Palermo informed Murcia PNP of the incident and responded to the place.

Investigation disclosed that the two were having a drink. Altercation ensued between them that resulted to misunderstanding. It was reported that the two were arguing about their property or ownership of a piece of land of their parents.

Responding police officers were able to corner the suspect and have him detained.

Police authorities are filing parricide case against the suspect in court.*(CMG)


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