Suspect remains at large

What was supposed to be a happy celebration turned out to be a nightmare in Tagbilaran City after a construction worker who was accused of stealing a woman’s underwear was beaten to death.

Police Corporal Joseph Elic of Tagbilaran City Police Station identified the fatality as Jessie Chan Romorosa, 39, a resident of Barangay Tupas in Antequera town.Romosora, who worked in a construction site in Tagbilaran, was invited by his friend a certain “Julius Cabigon” to attend a celebration before the scheduled feast day in Barangay Dampas on Tuesday afternoon, July 30.
The venue was at the house of Cabigon’s friend identified as Dioscoro Daño in Sitio Candait where they had a drinking spree.But at past 6 p.m. when Daño decided to take a rest, a commotion transpired.

Daño’s son, Jestoni, 28, mauled Romorosa.

The elder Daño tried to stop his son from beating the victim and requested the help of barangay tanods to contact an ambulance.

The elder Daño told police that his son got mad when Romorosa took some panties from the hanged laundries outside their house.The younger Daño hurriedly left the house after the incident, Elic said.

Police arrived in the area and processed the crime scene.Personnel of the Tagbilaran City emergency response unit were deployed to the scene supposedly to take Romorosa to a hospital, but he was declared dead on the spot.

The victim, who was hit by a hard object, sustained severe injuries on the back of his head and right eyebrow.

Police said two panties were found hidden inside the brief of the victim.”Hot pursuit operation and follow-up investigation on the case is being conducted by the station,” said Elic.

The young Daño remained at large, as of this writing.

By Bohol Island News

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One thought on “Man beaten to death in Tagbilaran for allegedly stealing woman’s panties”
  1. panty lang nipatay na,unsa na lang kaha kung ang gigamitan sa panty maoy gihilabtan?
    pastilan tawhana,
    ang pagka lang jud labihan.

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