KAPANGAN, Benguet – A 42-year old man died after he was struck by a piece of wood on his head by his own brother during a fistfight at their residence at Beling-belis Proper here around 10 pm Thursday.
Superintendent Cherry Fajardo, public information officer of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera, identified the victim as Robert Dennis Inso, 42, single, a native and a resident of no 121 Barangay Beling, Bilis Proper, Kapangan, Benguet while she named the suspect as his brother Abner Dennis Inso, 42, and a resident of the same place.
Initial police investigation showed the victim and the suspect had a heated altercation due to some personal issues regarding their family which escalated into a fistfight.
During the said scuffle, the suspect was able to pick up a piece of wood and struck the victim on his head causing him to fall on the ground.
The victim was immediately rushed to the Kapangan Medicare Hospital for medical treatment but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians while the suspect was subsequently arrested and now detained at the Kapangan Municipal Police Station awaiting the filing of homicide charges against him before the Benguet provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See