Thursday August 16, 2018

Elderly man stabbed dead

AN elderly man was stabbed to death by another elderly man at Barangay Camandag in La Castellana, Negros Occidental Monday, May 14.

Killed was Vicente Dela Paz Jr., 63, of Barangay Guinpana-an, Moises Padilla town.

Investigation showed that Dela Paz, and suspect Efren Reyes, 63, of La Castellana town were having a drinking session when a heated argument and misunderstanding ensued between them.

The victim allegedly pushed the suspect and stepped on his chest. They were pacified by their relatives but the suspect threatened the victim.

The suspect went home and took his bladed weapon. He then went to the victim's house and allegedly stabbed him twice in the stomach.

Reyes fled but was later arrested.