A JOBLESS man treacherously stabbed and wounded a 49-year-old woman who was his roommate for still unknown reason Friday afternoon in Muntinlupa City.
Betty Sampayan of Sitio Anahaw 7-A Ilaya St. Brgy. Alabang was rushed by her relatives to Ospital ng Muntinlupa for treatment of stab wound at the back of her shoulder while the suspect, identified as Fernando Pintua, Jr. was arrested by barangay police and later turned over to the office of Criminal Investigation Unit of Muntinlupa police station for proper disposition.
Investigation showed that while Sampayan was sitting in front of sari-sari store owned by her sister Marilyn at around 4 p.m. along Carzo Compound, Montillano Street, Barangay Alabang, the suspect, while armed with an icepick suddenly appeared from behind and stabbed the victim at the back of her shoulder.
The incident was witnessed by barangay officials in the area who immediately confronted the suspect and placed him under arrest
Charges for attempted murder will be filed against the suspect following his presentation for inquest proceedings before the Muntinlupa City Prosecutor’s Office along with the recovered 10-inch long ice pick he used in the commission of the crime.