Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Man Dies During A Stabbing Incident In Bulalacao, Mankayan, Benguet

A man died during a stabbing incident that occurred on Wednesday night (September 23) at barangay Bulalacao in Mankayan, Benguet. The victim was identified as Jonnie Sanchez Bargue of barangay Colalo. The man who stabbed him is Randy Lumas-e Saludares, a 22-year old resident of barangay Bulalacao. Saludares is now under the custody of the Mankayan police.

The Herald Express reported that the stabbing occurred during a drinking session at a house in sitio Manaba. The victim and the suspect, along with several companions, were having a drink when a misunderstanding between the two occurred. Saludares left the place only to return later wielding a knife which he then used to stab Bargue in the stomach several times.

Bargue was immediately rushed to the Lutheran Hospital in Abatan, Buguias but attending physicians declared him dead on arrival.
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