Local News: 1 of 2 Suspects in Truck Driver Slay Falls to Cops
One of the two suspects in the alleged murder of a truck driver was arrested by elements of Police Station 2 (PS2) recently in Bacolod City.
PSSupt. Ricardo T. Dela Paz, Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) director yesterday confirmed that Josie Arpon was detained and being investigated for his involvement in the killing of Sotero Rosario, truck driver who was found stabbed and left for dead about 6PM, Sunday.
Earlier reports disclosed that Rosario, 41, of Sanciano St., Cebu City was found with six stab wounds, near the Super Ferry office at the Bacolod Real Estate Development Corp. port. He was working with the Industrial Inspection International Incorporated, in Makati City.
PSInsp. Robert Dejucos, PS2 chief reported that residents in the area said they saw the victim lying on a wooden bed bathed in blood and could have been dead for four to six hours, before his body was found.
Dela Paz added that Rosario was last seen alive with a certain Raymond Romo, of Brgy. E. Lopez, Silay City who works as a helper in one of the establishments near the port who is considered as the primary suspect. He is presently at-large.
Probers are looking at drunkenness and disagreement as the possible motives of the killing. Follow-up investigation is ongoing.* (RRM)