Fallen Tree Kills Passerby in La Castellana

A 46-year old resident of Sitio Mambangon, Barangay Cabacungan, La Castellana town in Negros Occ. was pinned to death by a tree trunk at around 7 a.m. last Sunday, at Caduhada Resort in the said place.

The victim was earlier warned by Teodoro Cabasis, 44, married, not to go to the area where he was cutting the Talisay tree. The victim, Elmer SoiloTembrevilla, Sr., 46, married, did not heed the warning and insisted on passing by the area. He was hit in the head and was rushed to La Castellana Health Unit and declared dead on arrival.

About 8:30 a.m. the same day, Cabasis surrendered to La Castellana PNP.*


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