Negros Oriental police took into custody a man who confessed to chopping his neighbor to death following a heated argument in a remote village in Siaton town. Senior Supt. Harris Fama, director of Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) identified the suspect as Richard Ibaleg. Victim was Amado Caiyoy. Both are residents of Barangay Mantiquil in Siaton town. Fama said that the two engaged in a heated argument. Ibaleg later left and was seen carrying a bolo upon his return. Without any warning he hacked Caiyoy several times that caused his instant death. Ibaleg immediately voluntarily surrendered to the police.