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Farmer kills brother-in-law

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 10:49 AM March 13, 2018

SAN MATEO, ISABELA–A farmer was charged on Monday (Mar. 12) for killing his brother-in-law with a kitchen knife on Sunday night (Mar. 11) at San Roque village here.

Reynald Dayao allegedly stabbed Edison Blanza multiple times for intervening in a fight he was having with Dayao’s wife, said Chief Insp. Richard Gatan, San Mateo police chief.

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Dayao, who was drunk, allegedly struck his wife with his fist, prompting Blanza to punch his brother-in-law. Irked, Dayao grabbed a kitchen knife and attacked Blanza, police said.

Blanza was brought to the San Mateo Integrated Hospital but he died while undergoing treatment.

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Dayao claimed he acted in self-defense. He was charged with homicide at the provincial prosecutor’s office.

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