AGUINALDO, Ifugao – A 56-year old farmer died due to the infliction of thirteen laceration wounds on the different partns of her body by still unidentified suspects at barangay Ochu-od, here, Saturday.
Senior Superintendent Constancio Chinayog, officer-in-charge of the Ifugao Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as Mrs. Purita Bimmolong Gannaban, 56, farmer, and a resident of barangay Damag, Aguinaldo.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim went to their farm to harvest her produce but she failed to come home for the night prompting her husband to seek assistance from concerned barangay residents and police authorities.
After several hours, concerned barangay officials were able to discover the lifeless body of the victim with thirteen laceration wounds on the different parts of her body in a creek in the said barangay.
The victim’s family decided to bring her body home for her to be given a descent burial.
By Dexter A. See