Man stabs wife to death PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 14:16

A simple marital spat ended up in fatal confrontation as a retired army soldier stabbed his wife to death inside their residence at Ranchez Drive, Baliwasan at dawn yesterday.

Georgina Libed, 54, a staff of a local politician, sustained a lone stab wound in the left lower chest and was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.

Police identified the suspect as Rolando Libed, 59, a retired army soldier and presently chief security officer of a gasoline depot in Baliwasan Seaside. He also stabbed himself and was rushed to the hospital.

initial investigation showed that Rolando arrived home around 1 a.m., armed himself with a knife and attacked his wife who was sleeping.

When Rolando saw his wife bleeding, he went inside the bath room and stabbed himself several times.

It was learned that Rolando and his wife had altercations few days ago due to jealousy.

Rolando was confined at the hospital while the police were preparing charges against him.— Dan Toribio