1 killed, 1hurt in Baluno knife attack PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 09 September 2011 17:25

A 29-year-old man was killed while a woman was wounded in a knife attack at Sitio Bagakay, Baluno last Tuesday night.
Killed was Wendell Francisco y Rojas, married and wounded was Evangeline Francisco.

Police identified the attacker as Florentino Mendoza.

A sketchy police report disclosed that Wendell and Mendoza engaged in a heated argument in front of Mendi Store around 11:30 p.m. Amid their argument, Mendoza pulled out a knife and stabbed Wendell. Evangeline, who was also at the said place was stabbed by Mendoza in her right arm.

Police said that Wendell sustained three stab wounds in the body and died on the spot while Evangeline was taken to the hospital.
Mendoza escaped after the incident.

Wendell was brought to the La Merced Funeral Homes  for post mortem examination.

A manhunt operation was launched by the police for the immediate arrest of Mendoza. — Dan Toribio Jr.