BACOLOD City – A farmer allegedly hacked dead his neighbor in Barangay Bacuyangan, Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental.
The 23-year-old resident Nico Salve sustained a hack wound on the face, a police report showed.
Salve was rushed to Eleuterio Memorial Hospital in Hinoba-an where the attending physician declared him “dead on arrival.”
Police identified the suspect as 59-year-old farmer Carlos Andalena.
According to the police, Salve and Andalena had a heated confrontation around 4:45 p.m. on Monday.
This triggered Andalena to hack Salve causing the latter’s death, the police said.
Police responded in the village and arrested Andalena.
He was detained in the Hinoba-an police station’s custodial facility, facing charges./PN