BANGUED, Abra – A man died after he was stabbed by a knife-wielding assailant while he was pacifying a fistfight during a birthday party at Cabuloan, here, Monday afternoon.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Jonel Bolaňos, of legal age and a resident of Bucay, Abra while the suspect was named as Jefrel Regonton, of legal age and a resident of Bangbangar, Bangued, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed the victim as pacifying the suspect and a drinking partner who were having a fistfight during a birthday party in the place of incident when he got irked and vent his ire to the victim and stabbed him several times on the different parts of his body.
The victim was rushed by his relatives to the Seares Memorial Hospital for medical treatment but he was declared on arrival by attending physicians due to multiple stab wounds on the different parts of his body.
The suspect, who fled towards an undisclosed direction after the incident, is now the subject of a manhunt by responding police operatives for him to asnwer for the crime he committed.
By Dexter A. See