Battered ‘Wife’ Kills ‘Hubby’

VINTAR, Ilocos Norte, March 22– A battered woman has lost her patience.

After she suffered a neck injury allegedly inflicted by her drunk live-in partner, Lovie Quinones kept calm for days but yesterday her level of patience turned uncontrolled. Alex Lubao, 34, apparently beat her again inside their house here. She
grabbed a kitchen knife and allegedly hit him in the stomach.

Relatives rushed Alex to the hospital but doctors declared him dead on arrival.