A village councilman, also a contractor of sugarcane in Talisay City was stabbed dead Sunday.
Supt. Joeresty Coronica, Talisay City police chief, identified the victim as Romeo Quachon, alias “Roming”, 54, married, a kagawad of Barangay VI (Hawaiian), Silay City.
Quachon sustained multiple stab wounds in the body and was pronounced dead on arrival at Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital.
Coronica identified the suspect as Leonardo Belarmino, 22, single, resident Barangay Zone 10, Talisay City.