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Trike Driver Pinned by Tree Dies

A trisikad driver was killed when pinned by a tree known as star apple in Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City around 9:50 a.m., Friday.

PO3 Nilo Aliposa, Silay City PNP investigator-on-case identified the victim as Reynaldo Consular Causing, 46 years old, resident of Hacienda Inday in Barangay Guinhalaran.

He sustained head injuries and was rushed to Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in the City, but was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Vicente Iturriaga.

2 Persons Found Dead Due to Cardiac Arrest

Two persons were found dead believed to have succumbed to cardiac arrest in separate places in Bacolod and Silay cities, Friday.

Joel Valencia, 48 years old, stay-in helper in a small eatery in Circumferential Road, Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City was found dead inside the eatery’s comfort room.

He failed to come out while eatery owner, Bambi Artus had arrived from marketing and called him to prepare the kitchen for cooking that day.

Artus said she left Valencia to go to the market around 5:30 a.m., Friday.

Family of Killed Waiter Files Charges

For refusing to surrender, an Ilonggo who stabbed dead a waiter in Purok Paglaum, Barangay 17, Bacolod City was charged with homicide in court yesterday.

The suspect is identified as Jolen Antiquiña, 27, “Alyas Nonoy,” native of Barangay Palaypay, Mina town, Iloilo province escaped after the killing. He promised to surrender, but failed to do so.

He was tagged in the killing of Cris Novie Jacosalem, 25; single, waiter in a posh restaurant in the City, Monday evening while both were having a drinking binge.

Ma to Visit Daughter Across River Drowns

A 59-year-old mother who crossed a river just to visit her daughter drowned. Her body was found at 9:20 Monday morning in Hacienda Manucao-B, Barangay Bato in Hinigaran town.

Police Chief Inspector Gary Resuma, Hinigaran PNP chief identified the victim as Sarah Tordesillas Montero, of Hacienda Seravedez, Barangay Aranda, also of the town.

Charlie Maestrecampo, head of Hinigaran Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office retrieved the body of the victim at Hacienda Manucao-B in Barangay Bato after they were informed by residents.

Murcia Barangay Official Shot Dead

A village official of Barangay Minoyan, Murcia town was shot dead by two unidentified suspects in his eatery and small store beside Lopez Jaena National High School in Barangay Lopez Jaena, Murcia around 6:45 p.m., Tuesday.

Police Senior Inspector Lawrence Gerard Bathan, Murcia PNP chief identified the victim as Kagawad Stephen Guiro, 32, single, Number 3 Kagawad of the said Barangay.

He sustained gunshot wounds in different parts of the body and died before arrival in the nearest hospital.