The Philippine Star
Couple found dead in Surigao Sur
BUTUAN – A couple was was found dead at their home in Barangay Pamanlinan, Bislig, Surigao del Sur yesterday.
Senior Police Officer 3 Ruel Longgaquit identified the victims as Crispin Escol, 49, and Evangeline Calderon, 40.
Calderon was found naked with her throat slashed while Escol’s body bore multiple stab wounds.
A brother of Escol, Narciso, 47, was held for questioning for allegedly destroying evidence at the crime scene.
Probers are eyeing a love triangle and a personal grudge as possible motives for the killings.
The neighbors of the victims said the couple had a drinking spree with their friends at their house on Saturday night.