Camarines Sur village chief stabbed dead
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines —A barangay (village) chairman in Pili town in Camarines Sur was stabbed dead early Saturday.
Police said Tinangis village chairman Daniel Bismonte, 59, died while being taken to the medical dispensary of the 9th Infantry Division in Camp Elias Angeles in Pili.
Bismonte was rushed to the dispensary by village watchmen after he was stabbed in the neck by a still unidentified suspect at around 12:20 a.m.
Police said Bismonte was seen trying to calm down a man who appeared drunk prior to the stabbing.
Bicol Police spokesperson Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib said investigation of the incident continues to help arrest the suspect. /muf
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