A TEACHER on Sunday was found stabbed dead in his house in Virac, Catanduanes.
Catanduanes Police Provincial Office spokesperson Maj. Danilo Tenerife identified the victim as Donn Carlos Bagadiong, 28, a teacher at the Catanduanes National High School.
Bagadiong was said to be a member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community.
The victim was found bloodied and lifeless at the second floor of his house in Bgy. Valencia in Virac at 4:15 p.m. on Sunday.
Tenerife said Bagadiong sustained multiple stab wounds.
Recovered near the victim’s body was a butcher’s knife blood-stained believed to be the murder weapon.
Investigators are eyeing robbery as motive in the killing.
Catanduanes Police Provincial Office director Col. Raul Florendo immediately ordered an in-depth investigation into the gruesome murder of the teacher and the arrest of the suspects.