The Philippines- Cockfighter Kills Other Cockfighter as Bird Runs
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Wed Jun 18 07:09:25 EDT 2003
1 dead as fighting cock chickens out
The Philippine Star 06/17/2003
A cowardly fighting cock that ran away from a
"sparring match" led to the death of a man the other
night in Makati City.
PO2 Dexter Castor of the Makati police Homicide
Division identified the victim as Edwin Bangod, 35, a
resident of PNR South, Barangay Bangkal, Makati City.
Investigation revealed that the incident took place at
around 6 p.m. last Sunday during a cockfight at the
PNR South area.
The victim had set up a cockfight with his neighbor
Ferdie But, 30, on that night .
When the match began, Buts rooster ran away. The
cowardly display angered Bangod who vented his ire on
the cocks handler and strangled him in front of
Humiliated and hurt, the suspect went home and
retrieved his jungle bolo to confront Bangod.
The victim was hacked and stabbed several times all
over his body and was brought to the Pasay City
General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on
The suspect, on the other hand, was apprehended
immediately after the incident and is now detained at
the Makati police headquarters. Marvin Sy
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