BACOOR, Cavite: An Australian national, boarding at Shapell Homes, Habay 1 here, was arrested and is facing attempted homicide charges after he injured a Filipino house painter by hitting his head on the painter causing the latter to faint and then trying to choke the victim to death. Police identified the victim as Wilfredo de los Santos, 65, house painter and the suspect Carl Leon Saunders, 47, a pensioner and boarding at 156 Diamond St. Shapell Homes, Habay 1, Bacoor City. Police Supt. Romel Estolano of Bacoor City Police said that at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the suspect was brought to Bacoor City Police Station after he was arrested by residents of Shapell Homes 1, Habay 1, Bacoor City, after attacking the victim using his head thereby injuring the victim’s head and nose. The victim fell on the ground. Afterwards the suspect tried to choke the victim to death but he was arrested while the victim was brought to Prime Global Hospital for medical treatment.


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