ORMOC CITY– A 16-year old boy has been charged for parricide and attempted parricide after he stabbed both his parents in Calbayog City on December 26.

Report from the Calbayog city police office said that the stabbing incident arise after the boy and his 42-year old father had a heated altercation inside their house in Tinambacan district.

The boy stabbed his father using a ‘sundang’ hitting him on the several parts of his body.
He later stabbed his 40-year old mother, hitting her on her right knee, city police director Lt. Col. Ericsson Del Rosario said.

The father of the suspect died on the spot while his mother was brought to the Calbayog District Hospital for medical treatment.

The suspect voluntarily surrendered himself to retired Philippine Army Leo Cuizon who turned him over to the city police. (ROBERT DEJON)