Son ‘stabs’ pa dead 

Posted by watchmen
September 6, 2023
Posted in News

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga

A father was allegedly stabbed to death by his son at Barangay 3 Poblacion in Negros Occidental’s Himamaylan City early yesterday morning.

The fatality was identified as 59-year-old Fernando Jodilla Sr., a resident of Bangga Diot.

Police said an altercation happened between the father and his son, 28-year-old Fernando Jr., before the incident.

The neighbors tried to pacify them, police said.

Fernando Jr. allegedly stabbed his father in the chest using a knife.

The elder Jodilla was rushed to the Governor Valeriano M. Gatuslao Memorial Hospital in Himamaylan, but was declared dead on arrival.

Fernando Jr. was arrested in a follow-up operation by the police.

He could face parricide charges, police said./DGB, WDJ

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