Pen­sion house staff mem­ber stabs col­league in Vil­la­m­onte

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A pen­sion house room at­ten­dant was al­legedly stabbed by a col­league late Wed­nes­day night in Barangay Vil­la­m­onte, Ba­colod City.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the vic­tim as Resty Nat­uel, a res­i­dent of Barangay MH del Pi­lar in Pon­teve­dra, Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal.

Based on a Po­lice Sta­tion 4 (PS4) in­ves­ti­ga­tion, Nat­uel was rest­ing in the es­tab­lish­ment’s work­ers’ quar­ters when the sus­pect, iden­ti­fied as 31-year-old Arnold dela Cruz, ar­rived.

Dela Cruz, who was sup­pos­edly drunk at the time, al­legedly be­gan as­sault­ing Nat­uel and stabbed him twice, hit­ting him in the back and side.

The al­ter­ca­tion was even­tu­ally bro­ken up.

Dela Cruz was ar­rested by re­spond­ing po­lice, while Nat­uel was rushed to the Co­ra­zon Loc­sin Mon­telibano Me­mo­rial Re­gional Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment.

Po­lice re­cov­ered a 10inch long knife from the crime scene, al­legedly used by the as­sailant in the at­tack.

Dela Cruz is de­tained at PS4 and is fac­ing crim­i­nal charges.

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