Man stabs wife then hangs himself in Quezon province
LUCENA CITY — A man stabbed his wife, a 58-year-old teacher, then killed himself on Monday, March 27, in San Francisco town in Quezon province.
The Quezon police said in a report Tuesday, March 28, that at around noon., Francisco Macaraig, 61, stabbed his wife Melanie repeatedly using a knife while she was in the kitchen inside their house in Barangay Poblacion.
The victim survived despite her wounds, but the suspect fled after the incident.
Later, the police found him dead inside the house after he returned home to hang himself.
The police are conducting further investigation eyeing “intense jealousy” as the possible motive behind the stabbing.
The victim was transferred to a hospital in this city for further treatment.
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