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Vizcaya inmate dead after he was stabbed over loose ball

/ 07:02 PM January 09, 2020

SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya–A 21-year-old inmate was killed after he was stabbed by another inmate during a fight inside their cell at the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Jail in Bayombong town on Thursday (Jan 9), police said.

Police identified the fatality as Alvin Buscas of a village known as District 4, also in Bayombong town.

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Investigators said suspect Esmereldo Olarte III, 29, was irked when he was hit by a ball that the victim was reportedly playing with.

Olarte stabbed Buscas several times using an improvised knife being used for woodcraft inside the jail facility.

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Buscas was taken to the Regional Trauma and Medical Center but died while being treated.

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