Two men found dead in apparent suicide in Tagbilaran City and Balilihan town

Posted 10:00 A.M., Aug. 30, 2019

Two men died in two separate suicide incidents in Bohol province on Thursday, Aug. 29.

In Balilihan town, a 32-year-old man beset with marital troubles allegedly committed suicide inside their home in Barangay San Isidro.

Ervin Alampayan hanged himself using a rope, Police Corporal Eric Madanguit of Balilihan Police Station said.

Alampayan reportedly had a quarrel with his live-in partner on Wednesday night. The live-in partner left him and went to her parents to cool down after a heated argument.

But Alampayan had threatened her that he would kill himself if she won’t come back.

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When the parents of his live-in partner checked the house on Thursday morning, they found Alampayan already hanging dead from the ceiling of their house.

Police noted that the victim attempted to commit suicide thrice.

A relative of the victim who declined to be named said Alampayan had been restless during the past days due to a dispute with his live-in partner over the latter’s online “chatmate.” She said the cause of their rift was “jealousy.”

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Madanguit said initial investigation didn’t indicate foul play on Alampayan’s death.

Meanwhile in Tagbilaran City, a man was found hanging with a rope looped around his neck in Barangay TipTip on Thursday morning.

Police Lieutenant Ramon Rulona said Beato Lagrada Jr was found dead by his wife Mila at around 10 a.m.

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Mila was washing clothes outside their resthouse when she noticed that it was too quiet.

She decided to check on her husband inside the resthouse and found him already with a rope around his neck and tied to the doorknob hole.

A suicide note was found where the victim revealed that he had money problems.

Probers said there was also no indication of foul play.


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