Elderly woman found dead with slashed neck
An elderly woman who frequently went out of her house to get vegetables every afternoon was found dead with slashed neck near a sugarcane plantation around 6:30 p.m. Monday in Barangay Patun-an, Calatrava town, Negros Occidental.
Police Chief Inspector John Joel Batusbatusan, Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Roberta Bracamonte, 61, married, resident of the place.
She was reported missing hours after she left their house. Relatives started their search and found her dead in a canal.
Batusbatusan said they have already a person of interest but waited for the witness to file an affidavit in court. Investigation is going on to determine the motive of killing.*