Grandson kills 70-year-old grandpa-A A +A
Monday, August 19, 2013
A 70-year-old man was clubbed to death by his grandson whom he told "not to stay anymore at his residence" in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, police reported Sunday.
The police said the incident took place around 6 a.m. Friday at Purok Sinco, Carpok village in the municipality of Lapuyan.
Police identified the victim as Singko Tumimpad, 76, who sustained head injuries and was rushed to the Margosatubig Regional Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
"He was clubbed with a hard object," the police stated in its report.
The suspect was identified as Mike Tumimpad, 24, the victim's grandson, who fled and is still at large, according to the police.
Investigation showed that the victim and the suspect engaged in a heated argument the night before the incident. This prompted the victim to tell his grandson "not to stay anymore at his residence, thus, suspect got mad at his grandfather which, resulted to the incident."
The suspect escaped and a manhunt operation was launched in a bid to arrest him. (Bong Garcia)