Man drinks Muriatic acid in suicide try PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 14:08

by Dan Toribio  Jr.


A native of Busay, Isabela City was taken to the hospital after he gulped a glass of muriatic acid in a hotel room last Saturday afternoon.

Lisandro Sarmiento Tan, 40, was rushed critical condition around 1:20 p.m.

A police report disclosed that Tan checked-in at Room 413 of Empire Hotel located along P. Reyes Street and while inside the room he took a bottle muriatic acid and drank it.

However when he experienced stomach ache and vomiting, he asked for help from the hotel staff who assisted him in going to the hospital.

Police said that Tan tried to take his own life due to family problem.

In another incident, the house of Jana Tarroza, 40, was razed in a fire that broke out around 2:20 p.m. Saturday in Sangali.

Witnesses told the police that they saw thick smoke coming from the kitchen before flames engulfed the house.

Fire investigators said that residents helped each other in dousing water on the flames to prevent the fire from spreading to the neighboring houses. — Dan Toribio Jr.