Two persons were killed in La Castellana and Murcia, Negros Occidental, the police reported Tuesday, January 24.
Jose Rammel Dagsa Europa, 47, was found dead with a gunshot wound beside a creek in Sitio Cabadingan, Brgy. Camandag, La Castellana, on Monday.
A nephew of the suspect is a person of interest in the killing, the police said.
Meanwhile, Lito Hilado Pabrua, 42, was hacked to death in Purok Guinam-an, Brgy. Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental, Monday night, by his uncle, the police said.
The suspect is Francisco Belegorio Roce, 59.
A police report said the Pabrua and Roce were having a drinking session inside the house of the suspect.
A heated altercation occurred and the suspect armed with a bolo hacked the victim several times, the police said.
The victim suffered multiple hack wounds on his body which caused his death.
After the incident the suspect voluntarily surrendered to the Brgy. Minoyan Council and was turned over to the Murcia police station.*