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Elderly Relative Fatally Hacked by Nephew in Daanbantayan, Cebu

Hacked by Nephew
Hacked by Nephew

A senior citizen met a tragic end as he was brutally hacked to death by his own nephew in Sitio Malaumon, Barangay Tinubdan, Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu. The incident, which occurred on the morning of February 5, 2024, has sent shockwaves through the community.

Details of the Incident

From the report of Cebu News Daily, the victim in this gruesome attack was identified as Cristitulo Broñona Casinillio, a single resident of Barangay Tinubdan. The alleged perpetrator behind this heinous crime identified as Jorge Camay Casinillio. Who is of legal age and the nephew of the victim.

According to Police Senior Master Sergeant Alfredo Mandal, the chief investigator of the Daanbantayan Police Station, the suspect was under the influence of illegal drugs during the incident. Witnesses reported that the suspect exhibited signs of hallucination, possibly induced by drug use. In his altered state, he believed that his uncle was a rival for his girlfriend, whom he referred to as Gretchen Barreto.

The Brutal Attack

The suspect used two sharp-bladed bolos (machetes) to carry out the attack on his uncle. Who was tragically engage in the seemingly innocent act of petting his fighting cock. The attack resulted in multiple injuries across the victim’s body, leading to his immediate and untimely death. Shockingly, the brutality didn’t end there, as the suspect also beheaded the victim after his demise.

Following the incident, during a hot-pursuit operation, the suspect voluntarily surrendered himself to the authorities. This surrender has paved the way for a police investigation into the gruesome murder.

This deeply distressing incident serves as a stark reminder of the devastating impact of drug addiction on individuals and communities. The hallucinations induced by drug use can lead to senseless acts of violence, as tragically witnessed in this case. The authorities are diligently preparing murder charges against the suspect as they seek justice for the victim.

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