Camp Col Rafael C Rodriguez, Butuan City——– Carrascal Municipal Police Station quick response to mauling incident transpired yesterday (October 4) in P-5, Barangay Taganito, Carrascal, Surigao del Sur resulted to the successful apprehension of suspect.
PRO13 Regional Director POLICE BRIGADIER GENERAL ROMEO M CARAMAT JR divulged the apprehension of the suspect identified as John Paul Trugillo Legaspi, 28 years old, who murdered his own mother by punching and stroking an empty bottle on her face and hitting her with a stone on the back of her head.
Investigation revealed that the victim advised her son who allegedly has a mental disability to stop the habit of drinking intoxicating liquors, but it led to an argument with her son.
The attack took place in their residence at about 7:00AM. Accordingly, the brothers’ suspect attempted to calm the situation but was also punched.
Police officers responded immediately and arrested the suspect after the suspect’s brother requested police assistance.
Carrascal MPS rushed the victim to Carrascal Primary Health Care Facility but was pronounced dead on arrival due to severe hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury as declared by the Attending Physician.
“With the quick response of our Carrascal MPS, the suspect in this heinous killing of the victim was apprehended. We, the Caraga police, pledge to serve justice in cases like this as the region’s law enforcers.” RD CARAMAT JR said.
A case for parricide is being prepared against the suspect for filing of the complaint before the office of the provincial prosecutor.