A couple allegedly killed their own son in Palo, Leyte on Tuesday evening.
Suspect Jessie Yao allegedly stabbed dead his son, John, 37, after a heated argument inside their house in Barangay San Joaquin at around 8:30 p.m.
Police investigation revealed that prior to the stabbing, Jessie’s mother, Villa, hurled a padlock at the victim’s head.
The feud between the parents and their son reportedly stemmed from money.
Villa is now under the custody of the police, while Jessie remains at large.
Police have launched an operation to capture Jessie, who is facing parricide charges. – Umagang Kay Ganda, July 4 2012