September 25, 2020
An officer points at the lifeless body of resident Lito Bawa-an, who was hacked and stabbed to death, in Barangay San Jose, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental on Nov. 21. SIPALAY CITY POLICE STATION BACOLOD City – A man was stabbed andhacked to death in Barangay San Jose, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. Police identified the suspects as24-year-old Jay-r Bacorna and 47-year old Bonifacio Tabanao. Bacorna and Tabanao were detained inthe Sipalay City police station’s lockup facility./PN The 58-year-old resident Lito Bawa-andied of hack and stab wounds on the body, a police report showed. Bawa-an was brought to the SipalayCity Health Office where he was “declared dead on arrival.” The motive in the incident was notimmediately established. According to police investigators,Bacorna and Tabanao were drunk when they stabbed and hacked Bawa-an using aknife and a bolo around 6 p.m. on Nov. 21.