Bicolano journalist stabbed to death

Celso Amo
LEGAZPI CITY (Bicol Standard) – A Bicolano journalist was stabbed to death while playing basketball at Daraga Covered Court at around 8:05 a.m. Sunday.

Celso Amo y Tan, 66 years old, widower, and a resident of Barangay San Roque, Daraga, Albay, was stabbed by Adam Johnson Abanez y Majestrado, 33 years old, married, and a resident of Dao, Pilar, Sorsogon.

Reports say that a small misunderstanding over the ball during the game led to the killing.

The perpetrator was immediately arrested by the local police.

Amo previously worked at The Philippine Star and the Philippine Information Agency.