Woman stabbed, shot dead in Talon-Talon PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 18 January 2013 14:23

A 39-year-old woman was stabbed and shot to death by unidentified assailants in Bagong Dalan, Talon-Talon last Wednesday night.

Killed was Maria Cristina Climaco y Araneta, a resident of Guiwan, this city. She sustained multiple stab wounds and a single gunshot wound in the body and head.
Climaco was rushed to the Zamboanga City Medical Center, where she was declared dead on arrival.

Initial investigation disclosed that Climaco had received a text message on her cell phone from an unidentified man who told her to proceed to Bagong Dalan, Talon-Talon where they would meet.

Aboard a motorcycle, Climaco proceeded to the place, but when she arrived, unidentified men appeared and one of them stabbed her several times.

When Climaco collapsed on the ground, another attacker shot her in the face.

Police said the attackers opened the U-box of Climaco’s motorcycle and took something before they left.

Men of the Tetuan police station led by Chief Insp. Elmer Acuña were still conducting follow-up operations for the possible arrest of the killers. – Dan Toribio Jr.