Farmer found dead in Isabela
SAN MARIANO, Isabela – A local farmer was found dead inside his residence on Sunday, police said.
Chief Insp. Fedimar Quitevis, this town’s police chief, said Victor Tayaban sustained gunshot wounds to his head and a stab wound on his neck.
Investigators are looking into a land dispute with another farmer as one of the motives behind the murder.
Tayaban was a native of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya but relocated here in 2012.
The victim was living alone and police believed he was killed while asleep. / gsg
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