Dasmariñas City, Cavite: Responding policemen killed a hostage- taker, who refused to negotiate with authorities Wednesday afternoon. Cavite Police Provincial Director Jonnel Estomo said suspect Toti Asibar, 36, detained a 30-year-old in her house and stabbed her several times when the responding policemen arrived in Barangay Zone 1, Dasmariñas City. He added that the cops had no other choice but to shoot the suspect in order to save the woman. Both Asibar and his victim were brought to the De La Salle UMC where Asibar was declared dead on arrival. The woman, identified as Kristine Ilano, is said to be in a critical condition.