A young man was stabbed dead by the live-in partner of his paramour over the weekend in a suburban village in Butuan City, Agusan del Sur, police reports said on Monday.
Belated reports in Camp Crame identified the victim as Alemar Dayan-Dayan, 20, while the suspect was identified as Junel Mandahunog, 18, both of Butuan City.
The reports said the stabbing incident occurred at around 2 p.m. on Saturday inside the suspect’s house at P-8 Slaughter Area, Barangay 18 Obrero of the said city.
Investigation revealed that the suspect caught the victim and his live-in partner inside their room, which prompted the suspect to stab the victim in the chest, the reports said.
The reports said the suspect quickly fled after the incident, while the victim was rushed to the MJ Santos Hospital, but later expired while undergoing medical treatment.
The suspect was later arrested by pursuing policemen and is now detained at the Butuan City Police station while appropriate charges are being prepared against him, the reports said.