Pa kills son

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

A 26-YEAR-OLD man was killed by his own father following a verbal tussle in Pagadian City, the capital of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Thursday.

The Zamboanga del Sur Police Office reported that the incident took place around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in the village of Kagawasan, Pagadian City.

The police identified the fatality as Jerry Traya, who was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician at the Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center.


Traya was allegedly stabbed and killed by his father, Longerciano, the police said.

Investigation showed that prior to the incident, the victim was reeking with liquor engaged in a heated argument with his father, the police said.

The suspect grabbed a bolo and stabbed his son in the left portion of the abdomen, the police said.

The suspect voluntarily surrendered to the village authorities after the incident, the police said. (Bong Garcia)

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