A 24-YEAR-OLD staff of a cosmetic firm was stabbed and critically wounded by his live-in partner due to jealousy, the police said Friday.
The incident happened shortly after 12 noon Friday, according to the report of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO).
The police identified the victim as Joemarie Fe Magdula, who was repeatedly stabbed allegedly by her live-in partner, Alfredo Nicodemus, 43.
Investigation showed the suspect went to the victim’s office in Barangay Canelar and confronted her after he discovered that she is having an illicit love affair with another man, the police said.
The suspect repeatedly stabbed the victim at the height of their verbal tussle, the police said.
The victim was rushed to the hospital while the suspect was arrested and detained.
A kitchen knife was confiscated from the suspect, the police said.