A 62-year-old Chinese was stabbed dead by a Korean following a heated argument allegedly over debt money, yesterday in Pasay City.
Police identified the victim as one Shang Gou Rui, while the suspect was identified as Min Byeonggyun, 64, both temporarily residing at Unit 512, Sea Residences Condominium, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Police said the victim was declared dead on arrival at the hospital due to multiple stab wounds in the body.
The suspect was eventually arrested after he was subdued as he try to escape.
Police reports said the incident took place at 2 p.m. inside the rented unit of the victim and the suspect.
Kimberly Rose Butardo and John Carlo Sera Jose, daughter-in-law and helper of the victim, respectively, told police they earlier heard the victim and the suspect engaged in a heated argument over debt money.
The argument led to a commotion, prompting Jose, together with another Chinese, to rush inside the room wherein they met the suspect about to escape.
It was at this point that the suspect allegedly turned his ire against Jose and his Chinese companion, prompting the two to seek help from security personnel of the condominium, who later on subdued him and turned the suspect to the police.
Meanwhile, police arrested Reynaldo Silverio, 35, driver, of 3490 Lucban St., Bangkal, Makati City, for illegal possession of bladed weapon and illegal drugs after he was accosted for acting suspiciously yesterday.
Police said they immediately rushed to the area where illegal drugs trade usually takes place.
When accosted, police said Silverio yielded a bladed weapon and a plastic sachet of shabu.
Police said charges for violation of Batas Pambansa No. 6 and Republic Act 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, were filed against the suspect.