Labella urges police: Deepen probe into reported suicide

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/27/2017

  ACTING Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking the city’s police to investigate deeper the death of an election assistant who jumped off the third floor of a mall last Tuesday. “I immediately called Col. (Cebu…

Korean consulate seeks end to probe of Korean’s death

Benjie B. Talisic 11/01/2017

The Korean Consulate in Cebu asked the Cebu City police to stop its investigation into the death of a Korean inside a hotel room last Tuesday afternoon. SPO1 Janice Tamayo said the Korean Consulate informed the Korean’s…

You are not alone

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/08/2017

UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE Conclusion The image of an old woman sitting by the window, watching the world and people go by, has a deeper and more telling message. The woman — who can be someone’s mother,…

You are not alone

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 10/07/2017

UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE Farrah (not her real name) was 17 years old when she first attempted to commit suicide. A class valedictorian in one of the towns of Leyte province, at 16, she was voted as…

Piolo-Toni film ‘Last Night’ doesn’t romanticize suicide

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/01/2017

ALTHOUGH their movie features two characters contemplating on ending their lives, it does not romanticize suicide. This was what actor-producer Piolo Pascual emphasized when he talked with the Cebu entertainment press last Friday to promote his latest…

Police to probe reasons behind suicide of teenager

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2017

  POLICE investigators want to know the reason behind the suicide of a Grade 12 student who jumped to her death from the bathroom window located on the seventh floor of the Asian College of Technology (ACT)…

Student ‘behaving erratically’ before fatal jump

Agnes Alpuerto, Benjie Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/28/2017

THE school whose building was the site where a senior high school student jumped off to her death voiced its shock on the incident and disclosed details that may have led to her suicide Thursday afternoon. In…

Man stabs girlfriend, shoots self in Cebu City

Benjie Talisic 09/25/2017

BODIES of a man and his common-law partner were found lifeless inside their home in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City on Sunday afternoon. Jerson Lawas, 29, suffered from a gunshot wound to his head and a slit on…

Inmate commits suicide in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman V. Mendoza 09/16/2017

A 37-year old detainee at Hoops Dome Police Station in Lapu-Lapu City was found hanging inside the detention cell’s toilet early morning on Saturday, just about three hours after he was arrested. Marlon Pabillo was found suspended…

Police release names of family in suicide-shooting incident in Carcar City

Jhunnex G. Napallacan 07/23/2017

The police in Carcar City has released the names of the members of the family in a killing-suicide incident in Barangay Valladolid of the city early this morning. Chief Inspector Matnao Liddawa, the officer in charge of…

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