Norwegian allegedly kills self in Dipolog


Posted at Jan 12 2012 04:10 PM | Updated as of Jan 13 2012 01:06 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A Norwegian national allegedly committed suicide inside his house in Dipolog City Wednesday morning.

Fifty-three-year-old Bjoernal Odin was found with a shot in his lower left chest inside his house in Barangay Estaka at around 7:30 a.m.

Odin allegedly ended his life using a .45-caliber pistol owned by his wife, Liza Partosa.

Partosa admitted that she and Odin had been fighting recently. She also revealed she had been staying in a separate place.

She suspects their domestic squabble led Odin to commit suicide.

“Nag-away kami ng madaling araw. Ang baril sa akin yan, nang inilabas ko, kinuha niya pero sabi ko ako ang hahawak dahil nakapangalan sa akin,” Partosa said, in vernacular.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Odin’s remains, meanwhile, will be sent to his family in Norway after being cremated in Manila. – report from Dynah Diestro, ABS-CBN News Caraga