Man stabbed to death

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Sunday, August 31, 2014


POLICE are now conducting an investigation about a man who was found dead at Sweet Tamarind Home Owners Association in Barangay Lizada, Toril in Davao City on Saturday.

The victim was identified as Joel Samson Manigo, about 20-25 years old, a motorcycle driver, and a resident of Purok 9 at Sitio Malinan in Barangay Catigan in Toril.

Police believed that the victim was murdered due to the stab wound found on his body.

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Initial investigation conducted by Senior Police Officer 1 (SPO1) Leo Romero of the Toril Police Station showed that the corpse of the victim was discovered at the grassy portion at Sweet Tamarind around 5:30 a.m.

Aries Mendoza, a resident of the subdivision, was about to buy a cigarette when he found the victim lying on a grassy area not far from his house, prompting him to call for police assistance.

Based on the report of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (Soco), the victim died due to a stab wound on the neck.

The victim's body now lies at the Angel Funeral Homes in Toril, while the police are continuing investigations in hope of arresting the suspect. (ICT)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on September 01, 2014.

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