24-year-old Commits Suicide

A 24-year-old was found hanging inside his room in Purok Ilaya, Barangay Cabug, Bacolod City around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police identifed the victim as Ricky Isulat Bartolome, 24, single, resident of the place.

He was discovered by his brother Rene, who allegedly saw his brother roaming around their residence about 11:00 a.m. until he went upstairs to fold his clothes.

At about 12:30 p.m., he heard the voice of his brother Ricardo, asking Ricky “Na ano ka Nong?” upon discovering the victim hanged himself.

Rene helped in untying the victim and called for help. About 4:15 p.m. the rescuer arrived while they made the victim lay in a bamboo bed.

But Red Cross led by Androw John Sin Lim together with his member conducted physical examination and told the brothers that there is no sign of life from the victim.

Police are conducting investigation to determine the motive of the suicide.*(Cyrus M. Garde)



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