A CONSTRUCTION worker hanged himself to death following a spat with his wife hours after Christmas Day in their house in Noveleta, Cavite.
The body of Joemar de Leon was found hanging from a beam of their kitchen in Barangay San Rafael 4 in Noveleta 7 p.m. Monday, said a report from the Cavite Police Provincial Office said.
An investigation showed that the victim and his wife had a Christmas Day argument prompting the latter to leave the house with their children.
Terribly upset, the victim used a cable wire to end his life. Cavite police director, Senior Superintendent Arthur V. Bisnar said neighbors of the victim discovered his body after trying to call his attention around 7 p.m. Monday.
Officers who responded to the scene brought his body to a local funeral parlor for autopsy to determine the exact cause of his death.