Son Stabs Father

A son stabbed dead his father during a drinking spree in Sitio Calubcob in Barangay San Miguel, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Superintendent Frankie Lugo, Tanjay City PNP chief identified the victim as Juvito Olates Timtim, 52, married, of SitioTalingting, Barangay Luyang in Mabinay, Negros Oriental.

The victim sustained stab wound in his inner thigh and was rushed to Urgent Care Clinic in Tanjay City but was pronounced dead by the attending physician.

The suspect was his son identified as Angelo Olores Timtim, 30, single, also of the place.

Police investigation disclosed that the suspect contacted his parent to come to Tanjay City for his betrothal as he is planning to get married.

The suspect was already drunk when his parents arrived about 9:00 p.m. Saturday.

He talked to his father to shoulder the expenses of the wedding but the victim refused because they have no money for the occasion, considering that he is 30 years old and should take responsibility for it. This angered the suspect and took a machete then stabbed the victim.

The suspect was arrested by Tanjay City PNP.*(CMG)