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Driver hangs self

  • Written by Jojo C. Magsombol
  • Published in Provincial
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STO. Tomas, Batangas -- A 39-year-old driver hanged himself in their backyard in Sitio Jordan, Bgy. San Vicente, here, at 5:30 a.m. last Sunday.

Police identified the victim as Melvin Briones Solarez, 39, married,  native of Del Gallego, Camarines Sur, and a resident of Sitio Jordan, Bgy. San Vicente, this municipality.

Investigators led by SPO2 Jose Roy Malapascua and PO2 Karlo Padawan Castillo proceeded at the crime scene shortly after receiving a report from Kagawad Rey Oloc-Oloc of Bgy. San Pedro.
   
Investigation showed that at about 5:30 a.m., the victim was discovered by his wife, Theresa Solarez, hanging lifeless on a nylon cord at their backyard.
   
A team from the Regional Crime Laboratory Office (RCLO) 4A, led by Senior Insp. Aurey Renan Raner, found a suicide note written on a cigarette pack at the scene.
   
The body of the victim was brought to Bayrante Funeral Homes for autopsy.