A WOMAN was hacked to death by her neighbor Thursday morning at Sitio Dayap, Barangay Sirawan, Toril, Davao City.

The victim, Rowena Atilloso, died a few hours after she was brought to the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) following the attack.

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The suspect was identified by police authorities as Kadil Patis Roger, who fled after the incident.

Based on the investigation conducted by Police Officer 2 Ferdinand Rojas of the Toril Police Station, the victim was inside her house when the suspect barged in and hacked her using a bolo at around 6:15 a.m.

Personal grudge was seen as the motive behind the killing.

The police have conducted a manhunt against the suspect. (AD)