A 43-year-old cook was stabbed dead by his fellow cook following an argument over cat’s poop Tuesday evening in Quezon City.
The victim identified as Rizaldy Rosaldo, of 17 Domingo St., Bgy. San Antonio, Quezon City died on the spot due to a stab wound in the chest.
The suspect, Edielar Villegas, 30, also of the said address is now under police custody.
A report from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit of the Quezon City Police District showed the incident occurred on June 1, 2021 at around 10:30 pm inside the house being occupied by the victim and suspect.
According to the victim’s brother Gilbert Rosaldo, the suspect who was reportedly intoxicated, confronted the victim regarding cat’s poop scattered at the compound.
A heated altercation ensued between the two.
The suspect left the place after they were pacified.
Moments later, the suspect returned with a knife while the victim was inside his house.
Villegas forcibly opened the door, and once inside,stabbed the victim in the chest killing him on the spot.
The suspect immediately escaped and later submitted himself as well as the fatal weapon used to officials of Brgy. San Antonio.