Deranged man slashes 2-year-old girl’s throat PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 20 November 2015 12:09

By DAN TORIBIO

 

A two-year-old girl died after an alleged mentally deranged man slashed her throat inside their house at Sitio Tacbobo, Vitali last Wednesday afternoon.

Police identified the victim as Precious Midel y Lomec. She was declared dead on arrival at the Vitali lying in hospital.

Initial investigation disclosed that Pilar Midel, 75, together with her two grandchildren including Precious were inside their house around 2 p.m. when she decided to go out of their home to retrieve their laundry.

However when she returned to  their house she saw Albert Legaspi y Angeles, 38, of Licomo armed with a knife already inside.He told her in chabacano ““entra bo aki, kay quiere iyo mata vieja quiere yo sabe si blando o duro ba debo carne”.

Pilar was terrified and ran away to seek help from neighbors. Aand when she retruned, she found Precious with a slice wound to her throat.

The girl was rushed to the Vitali lying in hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Vitali policemen led by Chief Insp. Salvador Galvez went on a hot pursuit operation that resulted in the arrest of Legaspi. – Dan Toribio Jr.