Uncle Slashes Nephew’s Neck

An uncle slashed the neck of his nephew in Sitio Binuslay, Barangay Manlocahoc, Sipalay City around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday due to drunkenness.

Police Chief Inspector Romeo Vargas, Sipalay City PNP chief identified the victim as Jameson Rafols Butalid, 39, of the said place.

His neck was nearly cut-off and died on the spot.

Police identified the suspect as Jerry Carael Rafols, 39, married, resident of the place.

The suspect surrendered to Purok President Vicente Briones and asked him to be brought to Sipalay City PNP to give himself up. Barangay Kagawad Jun Jun Libre and Briones accompanied the suspect to Sipalay City PNP and arrived there around 11:30 p.m.

He is now detained.*(Cyrus M. Garde)


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