PINUKPUK, Kalinga – A 60-year old widow died after she was allegedly hacked to death by a still unidentified assailant inside her residence at sitio Bakwit, Allaguia, here, recently.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Vicenta Maiyao Leyang Maiyao, 60, widow, farmer, and a resident of Bakwit, Allaguia, Pinukpuk, Kalinga.
Initial police investigation showed witnesses went to the house of the victim to get the cellphone number of her brother but they were surprised that she did not respond to their knocks on her door.
When they peeped on the hole on the wall, they saw the victim sprawled bloodied on the floor of her house that prompted them to seek the assistance of police operatives.
The victim sustained multiple hack wounds on her neck and other parts of her body while the motive of the case is still being ascertained.
By Dexter A. See