Son longing for attention kills father

Posted at 02/06/14 6:27 PM

MANILA – A man killed his own father in Pasay City earlier this week, and his relatives believe he did this because of his psychological condition.

Alfredo Villabert Sr., 64, was stabbed dead last Tuesday by Alfred, his only son among his seven children.

According to Marietta, the victim's wife, Alfred started acting strangely several months ago, spending most of his time inside his room and then suddenly screaming for no clear reason.

Marietta said the stabbing occurred while the two were having an argument. She said her son had been complaining that his father was not giving him enough love and attention.

She added that his son had inferiority complex.

She said she wanted to send Alfred to a psychiatrist but didn't have the money for it. – report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM