Octagenarian hammered to death PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 07 July 2013 14:28

An 81-year-old man was hammered to death by unidentified assailants inside his residence in Barangay Buenavista last Thursday.

Police identified the fatality as Bernardo Birao y Mendoza.

Initial investigation disclosed that Birao was discovered dead by his niece Marlina Lukaylukay y Birao around 6 p.m.

Investigators recovered a hammer with blood stains beside Birao’s body.It was believed to have been used in killing him.

It was learned thatBirao was living alone in the house. He was last seen Thursday morning.

Police were still investigating working on the case.

The body was brought to a funeral parlor for post mortem examination. – Dan Toribio Jr.