Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón
According to Police Superintendent Lea B. Supelana, Ligao City Police Station Chief of Police told The Philippine Examiner that the case is still under inquiry and the autopsy is still being conducted.
“As to the motive, there is no definite conclusion yet, except the victim was keep on telling to his relatives that he will be gone soon,” Superintendent Supelana said.
The victim Errol Gumba y Comeda, 22 yrs old, single of Sitio Labao, Purok 7, Barangay Guilid, Ligao City was discovered hanging on a santol tree [Sandoricum koetjape] by Emmalyn Cornelio with a rope tied on his neck and was already dead.
On April 26 this year a teen-age suicide incident was also recorded in Sitio Boga, Barangay Basag, Ligao City.
The fifteen years old victim, Restituto Barnuevo Jr y Delos Santos, and a Grade 7 student at Nasisi Technological Vocational School hanged himself using scraped Málóbágó bark.