German national found dead in Sagay City, Negros Occidental

A GERMAN national was found dead inside his house at Purok Indian Mango, Barangay Bulanon in Sagay City, Negros Occidental late Wednesday afternoon, July 12.

Police identified the fatality as Jurgen Schweinberger, 60.

Investigation showed that Schweinberger hanged himself using a rope at the kitchen’s ceiling.

The victim’s partner said they had a misunderstanding over their personal and financial problems two hours before he was found dead.

She added that the victim had warned her that he will end his own life.

Inmate dies

In another development, an inmate of Bago City District Jail in Negros Occidental died inside the male dormitory on Thursday morning, July 13.

Police identified the fatality as Joshua Yap, 51, of Purok King Fisher, Barangay 16, Bacolod City. He was committed to the jail for a week now.

A jail officer found Yap in bed unconscious around 7 a.m.

He was brought to the hospital, where he was declared dead.

Senior Inspector Hercules Trigue, deputy chief of Bago City Police Station, said the inmate died reportedly due to cardiac arrest.
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