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2 dead persons found

Two dead bodies were found in Pontevedra town in and in Silay City Thursday and Sunday.

In Pontevedra, policemen identified the victim as Jose Capasilan Sanchez, 75, widow and resident of Sitio Bungyod in Hacienda Monserat in Barangay San Juan in the town.

He was found dead about 3:30 in the afternoon Friday inside his house and was already in a state of decomposition, by John Mark Castillo Durdas , 21, single and Jeffry Baladhay , “alias Koykoy, both residents of the place.

Negros Occ., 4 Cities, 5 Municipalities Win the Seal of Good Governance

DILG Provincial Director Ma Joy Maredith R. Madayag congratulates the province of Negros Occidental together with four (4) cities and five (5) municipalities for passing the 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance.

The official results released yesterday by the Bureau of Local Government Supervision showed that the cities of Bago, Sagay, San Carlos, and Silay as well as the municipalities of Candoni, Don Salvador Benedicto, Hinobaan, Pontevedra and Valladolid passed the assessment.

The awarding ceremonies will be on November 27, 2017 at the PICC in Manila.

Teen Swiped by Ceres Bus

A teenager was injured after he was bumped by a Ceres bus in the national highway, between Km 45-46 in Barangay Miranda in Pontevedra town, Negros Occidental, 8:00 p.m. Monday.

Pontevedra PNP traffic investigator identified the victim as Jerick Rios, 18, single, of Barangay Miranda, Pontevedra.

Rios was sideswept by the bus driven by Ildefonso Occeña Guilon, Jr., 49, married, of Barangay Caliling, Cauayan town, Negros Occidental.

The Ceres bus was on its way to south of the province from Bacolod City.