MANABO, Abra – A 58-year old farmer died after he allegedly hanged himself above the stairs of their residence for still undisclosed reasons at barangay Ayyeng, here, on New Year’s Day.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Bonagan Cantero, 58, married, farmer and a resident of barangay Ayyeng, Manabo, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed prior to the alleged suicide incident, the victim reportedly told her older sister that he will commit suicide for still unknown reasons.
His children were surprised to see his lifeless body nagging on top of the stairs of their house on New Year’s Day after they went home from attending merrymaking activities in their neighborhood.
His children were convinced that the victim reportedly committed suicide and that his remains will be given the necessary wake and burial by his relatives in their own residence.
By Dexter A. See