Charcoal Maker Hacked Dead
A charcoal maker was hacked dead by his co-charcoal maker in Barangay Yubo, La Carlota City around 8:00 p.m. Sunday.
The victim and the suspect were having a drinking spree when a misunderstanding erupted, resulting to an argument and eventually hacking.
The victim was identified as Rolly Estelloso Tumpong, 47, of Barangay Yubo in the city.
He sustained a hack wound at the back of his neck and was rushed to Don Salvador Benedicto Memorial District Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
The suspect was identified as “Batong” Dionela, 25, single, of Sitio Labinsawan also in Barangay Yubo.
The suspect fled and is the subject of police manhunt.*