BAGUIO CITY — Authorities here on Saturday reported that a man was nabbed after hacking his brother to death on 2 April in Barangay San Juan, Cervantes, Ilocos Sur.
The victim — identified as Joel Jacusalem Cudiamat — died from injuries he sustained after he was hacked by the suspect identified as Lolito Jacusalem Cudiamat Jr., the younger brother.
Initial reports from the Cervantes Police revealed that the brothers were arguing on their properties and after a brief confrontation, they started throwing stones at each other before they were pacified by their relatives.
The brothers continued to argue until both rushed to get weapons — the older brother got a knife while the younger one grabbed a bolo — and wrestled on the ground before the younger Cudiamat was able to hack his brother several times.
The victim was rushed to the Ilocos Sur District Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the attending doctor after sustaining fatal wounds.
A minor was who tried to pacify the two fighting brothers was also injured and was rushed to the hospital.
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