BAYBAY CITY-The local police are conducting a thorough investigation over the identity of the suspects and the motive in the killing of a Junior High School teacher inside the school campus of the Baybay National High School on Sunday (Nov. 5) at about 5: 30 pm.

Baybay police chief, Lt. Col. Aljohn Teddy Llanes, identified the victim as Peejay Montero, MAPEH teacher, and a resident of Barangay San Isidro of said city.

Col. Llanes, in an interview, disclosed that they responded to an information about an alleged victim of a stabbing inside the school campus and upon arrival found the victim beside the water reservoir post near the stockroom inside the school premises.

He said that the victim seemed to be lifeless in a prone position with evident blood. He added that the victim was found clutching a kitchen knife in his right hand.

Llanes continued that they now have a person of interest in the said killing but did not elaborate.

He said that they are also looking at the CCTVs near the area to add further details to their person of interest. According to residents in the area, two unidentified persons were seen jumping off the school fence and running away from the area. (ROBERT DEJON)