Caretaker stabbed dead by farmer

August 24, 2020

A 35-YEAR-OLD farm caretaker was stabbed dead by a farmer during a heated argument Sunday afternoon in Bgy. Tuy Baanan, Liliw, Laguna.

Liliw Police chief, Capt. Raymund Osea identified the victim as  Erick Dela Peña Geronimo.

Police said the victim sustained multiple hack wounds in different parts of his body and was found sprawled at a grassy portion of an irrigation canal.

The suspect identified as Deu Magbanua is now being hunted.

Initial investigation showed the incident occurred at about 12:15 p.m. in Bgy.Tuy Baanan Liliw, Laguna.

A certain Jonalyn Fontelera heard noise outside her house then saw the victim and suspect arguing.

Fontelera sought help. However, responding barangay officials found the victim  already dead.