Neighbor kills lady for laughing at cellphone video

Neighbor kills lady for laughing at cellphone video
Neighbor kills lady for laughing at cellphone video in Camarines Sur, Wednesday. (Image from Brigada News FM BICOL)

Man killed his 18-year old neighbor after he heard her laughing in Lago­noy, Camarines Sur, Wednesday.

The single lady just laughed at a cellphone video she was watching when she was hacked to death by their neighbor in Zone-6, Brgy. Amoguis, Lago­noy, Camarines Sur.

The victim Julie Mae Rivero was dead on arrival at the hospital while responding police arrested the suspect Joel Corono Israel, 35 years old, also single and resident of the said barangay.

According to reports, the victim was at their balcony while watching a video on her cellphone when she suddenly laughed.

However, the suspect, who was just in his house nearby did not take it lightly. Israel had been mourning the death of his father for days and thought that the victim was laughing at him.

The suspect hurriedly took his bolo and attacked the victim. Mae got so shocked and terrified that she was not able to run for her life.

Israel hacked the victim until she fell in their balcony due to severe wounds at the different parts of her body.


Lagonoy PNP said that the suspect was not under the influence of alcohol and was in the right state of mind but still mum on his real motives for killing the victim.
The suspect, who was believed to be suffering from depression and was unable to go to sleep after his father’s death, did not escape the arresting police. Authorities continue to investigate the crime.