Farmers Found Dead
Two dead bodies (of farmers) were found in Murcia, Negros Occidental, and in Dauin in Negros Oriental Friday and Saturday, respectively.
In Murcia, Senior Inspector Ronald Santillan, Murcia PNP OIC police chief, identified the victim as Rizaldy Penuela Reveche, 59, single of Purok Balungay in Barangay Zone lll in Murcia.
His dead body was found in Purok Viejo in Hacienda Manaloto in Barangay Talotog, in the town inside a sugarcane plantation on Friday afternoon.
Policemen did not disclos if he has wounds in the body but he is already in the state of decomposition when found by Ramie Petallar Libo-on, 46, married, farmer of Hacienda Dela Peña in Cansilayan, Murcia.
In Dauin town in Negros Oriental, police found a dead Edmundo Gadingan Enfestan, 56, separated, a farmer at Purok 4 in Barangay Malongcay, Dauin at about 7 o’clock in the morning last Saturday.
According to reports, it was Mayor Niel B. Credo of Dauin town who called police assistance.
SPO2 Victor Bantoto received the call and they responded with PO3 Jimmar Delfino and other police personnel.
According to his neighbor and cousin Flaviana Enfestan Banua, that at about 7 o’clock in the morning last Saturday while she was feeding her pigs, she wondered that her cousing was not yet awake.
She went to his house, only to find out the victim’s body lying on the floor inside the house, lifeless and bathed in blood and with stab wound on his left chest.
She then informed their barangay captain who then called their mayor.
The victim sustained a stab wound on his chest that caused his death.
Police recovered from the crime scene a blooded bolo about 49 centimeters long.
Police is still investigating the case to determine the motive and identity the suspect or suspects.*