Man stabbed dead over artesian well

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 62-year-old man died was stabbed to death evening of June 11, 2018, at Sitio Arcabalo, Barangay Bolo here all because of an artesian well.

Police identified the victim as Geronimo Faeldin who succumbed to a fatal stab wound on the neck allegedly inflicted by Joriz Arabia, 21, also of Sitio Arcabalo.

An investigation by the Roxas City police indicated that prior to the incident, a heated argument erupted between Faeldin and Arabia after the latter told the victim to seek permission before drawing water from their water well.

At about 8:30 p.m. Monday while Faeldin was on his way home, he again met Arabia and another round of intense argument erupted.

A few seconds later, the suspect drew a knife and suddenly stabbed the victim.

Neighbors rushed Faeldin to a hospital here but the attending physician declared him dead on arrival.

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