By Helen Castano | 08:11 PM December 03, 2020
Noel Alberio was stabbed to death as he slept in the seaside at Balong-Balong Beach in Tagbilaran City on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 3, 2020 what police believe was a targeted attack.

A 41-year-old vegetable vendor has been stabbed to death as he slept in the seaside of Balong-Balong Beach in Barangay Cogon, Tagbilaran City.

Police identified the victim as Noel “Opaw” Alberio, a resident of Graham Avenue in Barangay Cogon in the city.

The incident happened at around 3 p. m.

Gilbert Paul Udtohan said that Alberio was asleep on the hammock at the seaside of Balong-Balong Beach after their drinking spree when the attack reportedly occurred.

He said a man later identified as Clifford Monton, a resident of Barangay Booy in Tagbilaran City, arrived and stabbed Alberio in the neck with a kitchen knife.

The family of Alberio said the two were friends.

The suspect surrendered to barangay officials.

The man’s motives are still not certain, according to the police.

By Bohol Island News

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