PIDIGAN, Abra June 27 – A 60-year old housekeeper died after she was hacked to death by her older sister inside her residence at Alinaya, here, Monday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Rosita Cabanilla Bandiez, 60, married, housekeeper while the suspect was named as her older sister, Gertrudiz Cabanilla Elpa, 70, widow and both residents ofAlinaya, Pidigan, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed the victim and her adopted child were watching television inside their house when the suspected suddenly arrived and with no apparent reasons suddenly started hacking the victim on the different parts of her body.
Responding relatives were able to find the victim sprawled bloodied in the dining room and immediately rushed her to the nearest local health facility.
The suspect was arrested by responding police operatives and is now detained at the Pidingan Municipal Police Station awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against her before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See