Man stabbed dead for being too loud



MANILA, Philippines—A laborer was stabbed dead allegedly by two brothers who were annoyed by his loud voice inside a public market in Quezon City on Wednesday afternoon.

Case investigator Police Officer 2 Rhic Pittong said the police were now looking for the killers of Leoncio Mangosong, 29, who were known only as Bato and Baleleng. All three were employed as porters at the Riverview Market in Barangay (village) Apolonio Samson in the Balintawak area.

The stabbing happened at 2 p.m. during a heated exchange between the two parties.

Pittong said Mangosong was walking inside the market with his brother, Leo, when they passed by Bato and Baleleng.

The suspects were apparently irked by the victim, who was talking in a loud voice, he said.

Despite Leo’s attempts to calm down the two sides, the confrontation soon led to a fistfight, during which the suspects pulled out their knives and stabbed Mangosong.

The victim’s brother ran out of the market and saw the victim fall from the blows when he looked back. The killers then escaped.

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  • franklyn flores

    Still alot of low life out there. Why would they take someones life just because of that loud voice.

  • pepito gwaps

    Man stabbed dead???…for being to loud. he.he.he 

  • dxdaistar

    it is good to speak in a normal volume. ang iba kasi akala mo sila lang ang tao sa mundo. some even speak english so loud as if to let people know they can speak good but boisterous english… the call-center way. Really annoying while in a bus, a train, a hotel lobby, in a mall, etc.

    • C2Tmasyas

      add those motorcycles na kung makapag ingay halos gibain na eardrums mo sa ingay nang tambutcho. 

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  • Hey_Dudes

    For crying out loud!  Have you ever been into a market that is not noisy, smelly and loud?  Josnamahabagin.  Now, you also get killed if someone finds your decibel unbearable?  I can understand if you are loud inside a church or in some important meetings but in a market?  Akala ko puede ka lang patayin if you make the mistake of singing “My Way” inside a KTV ?  Anong nangyayari sa ating pinoys ha? Is it that easy to kill a fellow Filipino over something so little?

  • The Brake Fast Club

    We all are terrible.  Let’s just destroy ourselves.  K?

  • Strixton

    There must have been another motive. The ‘loud voice’ issue is only one person’ s account, yet four people were involved

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