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Bacolod City, Philippines Monday, July 17, 2017
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Son kills sleeping mother

Not giving him money cost her life.

PrensicaLumeran, 52, was struck with a piece of wood on the head Friday, while she was sleeping in her houses at SitioAtoy-Atoy, Brgy. Gil Montilla, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental, the police said yesterday.

The perpetrator was identified by the police as AgripinoLumeran, 31, herownson.

Chief Inspector Romeo Vargas, Sipalay City police officer-in-charge, said that the suspect asked for money from his mother, but she refused to give him any.

While she was sleeping, she was hiton the head with a piece of wood by the suspect at about 4 a.m. Friday, Vargas added.

The victim was found dead by her sisters, AgustinaBandiola and Lydia Amaro, three hours later.

Vargas said the suspect got irked by the refusal of his mother to give him money.

The suspect, Agripino, who is reportedlysuffering from a mental disorder, confessed to have killed his mother, without being asked, Vargas added.

Police investigation also showed that the suspect, who was left by his wife had previously also manhandled his mother.

Vargas said the two sisters of the victim are determined to press parricide charges against their nephew, who is now in jail. *GPB



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