Man stabs wife to death with bolo

By Lore Mae L. Andong, ABS-CBN News Central Mindanao

Posted at Aug 09 2014 12:39 PM | Updated as of Aug 09 2014 08:39 PM

COTABATO CITY - A woman was stabbed to death by her own husband inside their home along Maya Street in Federville Subdivision, Barangay Rosary Heights-3 in Cotabato City midnight of Thursday.

The victim, identified as Hasmiyah Mangcop, was stabbed with a bolo by her husband, Chos Mangcop, after a heated discussion.

Chos reportedly did not want Hasmiyah to leave and work abroad.

He also attacked his brother-in-law, Tho Angas, who had tried to pacify them.

After seeing his wife was already dead, the suspect also tried to kill himself.

Both Chos and Angas were rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Police said they will file charges against the suspect.