Friday, May 3, 2013

Father commits suicide after killing daughter

A 35-year-old father committed suicide after accidentally killing his daughter in Zamboanga del Sur on Wednesday.

Police identified the victims as Michael Bulatoc, 15, and her father Jerry Bulatoc, a farmer, both from Purok 3, Brgy. Datagan in Bayog town in the said province.

Police report said the Bulatoc patriarch was cleaning his homemade shotgun when he accidentally pulled the trigger and fired.

The bullet's trajectory reached the head of his 15-year-old daughter who was at the living room at that time.

The report said the father, awed after seeing his daughter, panicked and suddenly shot himself with the 12 gauge shotgun.

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