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.

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