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Cousin kills cousin over NBA finals

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One person was killed and another was injured in Sitio Talungon, Barangay San Roque, Zamboanga City on Thursday when an argument broke out on the NBA finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors.

SPO1 Enrizar Ladjarani, investigator-on-case of Police Station 7, identified the fatality as Henry Macapili y Bello, 28, single. Wounded was his half-sister Renevie Rose Macapili y Vicente, 18, single, both residents of the said place.

SPO1 Ladjarani said, Henry suffered a lone stab wound in the stomach while Renevie sustained stab wounds in her left thigh and left palm. Both victims were brought to Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) but Henry was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.

The police identified the suspect as Marvic Macotocruz y Jordan, 25, single, cousin of the victims, also a resident of the same place.

Initial police investigation shows that Marvic and Henry were having a drinking spree at the house of the victims when an argument broke out between them about the NBA games. The verbal altercation ended in the stabbing incident.

Police said that the suspect left the crime scene and went home after the incident.

Personnel of Police Station 7 conducted a follow-up operation that resulted to the arrest of the suspect.

The suspect is now detained at the police station. (Eugene A. Lasprilla)




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