A CONSTRUCTION worker was killed in a stabbing incident in Davao City on Sunday evening.

Police identified the victim as Alejandro Cuervo Sapio Jr., 30, of sitio Walog in Catalunan Grande, while the suspect was identified as Roldan Sarona Gecali, 27, also a construction worker, and a resident of sitio Soriano, also in Catalunan Grande.

Initial investigation conducted by Talomo police showed that the incident took place around 8 p.m. at sitio Soriano after a heated argument between the two.

A certain Jessie Marabak, 35, interceded and accompanied the victim back to his residence, but the suspect was already waiting for them there and stabbed Sapio several times.

The victim's body was brought to Angel Funeral Homes for an autopsy while the suspect fled. (KRP)