BANAUE, Ifugao – a 22-year old laborer died after he allegedly fell off a 30-meter concrete stairway while on his way home upon finishing a drinking session with friends at Ducligan, here, recently.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Junie Happo Linnam, 22 years old, single, catholic by faith, laborer and a resident of Cordon, Isabela.
Initial police investigation showed the victim, together with two companions, had a drinking session in their place and decided to continue drinking liquor in a nearby barangay.
After finishing their drinking session, they decided to go home and upon reaching the middle of the 30-meter stairs leading to their place, he allegedly lost his balance and fell off the said stairs until he banged his body on the concrete pavement below.
He was immediately rushed by concerned residents to a local hospital for medical treatment but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians due to multiple wounds on the different parts of his head and body.
By Dexter A. See