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INFORMATION

WHEREFORE,onthenightofOctober31st2011,ClarkLouis,withmaliciousintent,feloniouslyandwillfullystabbeddeceasedJohnPaul
Campbell,withtreacheryandevidentpremeditation,withabuseofsuperiorstrength,abuseofconfidence,andbyseekingthedarknessofthe
night,whichledtohisseekingofmedicalattentionandasitsproximatecause,wasfollowedbyhisuntimelydeath.
FactsoftheCase:
OnOctober30,2011,JohnPaulCambewasinvitedbyhisclassmateandlongtermschoolrival,LouisClarkforaHalloweenpartytobeheldat
hisPenthousecondominiumunit.Thetwoareknowntobetopplacersintheirlawschoolbatch.Theresultofthefinalgradesforthefirst
semesterofSY20112012wasreleasedonOctober28,2011.JohnPaulCampbelloutscoredLouisclarkbyonepointwhichmadejohn
Campbellthewinnerofthebet.
OnthenightofOctober312011JohnPaularrivedat10210CondominiuminBeverlyHills,Alabang,Muntinlupa.dressedupasTinkerbell.
LouisClarkwhowasdressedassupermangreetedhimandwelcomedhimbyopeningthedoorandofferinghimadrink.Becausemajorityof
thepartyguestsweretheirlawschoolfriends,JohnPaulreceivedalotofcomplimentsthatnightonhiswinningthebetagainstLouisClark.
SeveralremarkswereheardbyLouisClarkwhoseemedamissanddistant,asthoughindeepthought.
Asthenightprogressedandafterafewdrinks,JohnPauldecidedtoleavesayingthatheneededtobehomeat12midnight.LouisClark
volunteeredtoseehimtohiscarwhichwasparkedattheBasementofthebuilding.
UponarrivalatthedimlylitbasementandasJohnPaulwasabouttomounthisHondaCity,LouisClarkgrabbedabutterflyknifehiddenathis
backunderneathhiscapeandstabbedJohnPaulathisbackwhichdrewascreamfromthelatter.
SecurityGuardondutyBuenLabatete,knownasManongWashdikbytheresidentsquicklyswitchedonthelightsandrantowardsthe
directionofthescreamwhileblowinghiswhistle.LouisClarkfledandleftthebloodyJohnPaul.
JohnPaulwasimmediatelybroughttoDelaFuenteMedicalCenter,wherehewasseenbyDr.VinceTapyos,thenanERResidentonDuty.
AccordingtoDr.Tapyos,JohnPaulssustainedastabwoundontheleftshoulder.Hiswoundwasstitchedanddressedandwasreleasedthe
followingwithprescribedantiobioticstobetakenforseven(7)days.Onthe7thday,JohnPaulreturnedtothehospitalcomplainingoffever,
andafoulodoremanatingfromthestabwound.Hewasconfined,underwentDebridementofGangreneofWoundsurgeryperformedbyDr.
TapyosandstayedfornineteendayswherehediedfromHospitalAcquiredPneumoniaasacomplicationofthesurgery.
EvidencesPresented:
DocumentaryEvidence:
DeathCertificate
AutopsyReport
TestimonyofDr.Tapyos
TestimonyofSGLabatete

TestimonyofDavidValbeckham
TestimonyofPaoloCawayan
TestimonyofJoshArdental
TestimonyofThereseGucci

TestimonyofRamTamayan
(magbabalot)
CCTVfootageofBasementCamera
(10/31/2011)
CCTVfootageofElevatorCamera

ANSWER

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DefendantdidnotintendtokillJohnPaulCampbell,infact,heonlystabbedthevictimafterhegloatedofhiswinningtheirbet.
Drivenbyintoxicationasthedefendantwasthehostofthepartyandhadseveraldrinksbeforetheincident,itcloudedhisjudgment
andwasprovokedbythegloatingofthevictim
Thewoundsustainedbythevictimwasnotmortalandthereforewasnottheproximatecauseofthevictimsdeath.
HeevenvisitedthevictiminhishomeinSmokeyMountainVillageinBFHomesParanaqueafterhewasreleasedtoandevenoffered
topayforthehospitalandtreatmentexpenses
However,thevictimwasangereduponseeingdefendantandslammedthedoorinhisfacesayingthathewouldgetevenassoonashe
recovers.
Afterthatincident,hedecidednottocommunicatewiththevictimanymoreforfearthatthevictimwouldreallygeteven.
Heonlylearnedthatthevictimwasconfinedagainandunderwentsurgeryfromclassmatesinlawschoolandevensentflowersto
makehimfeelbetterwhenhisclassmatesvisited.
Thedeathofthevictimwasnotduetothewoundsustainedbutbecauseofhospitalacquiredpneumoniaasstatedinthedeath
certificate.
Hospitalacquiredinfectionsarenotwithinthecontrolofthedefendantandthedeathofthevictimcannotbepinnedonhim.

CIVILCOMPLAINT
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RachelleCampbell,wifeofJohnPaul,claimingfordamagesworth10MagainstLouisClark,andtoindemnifyheirsKrysand
Angelique
SpousesliveinSmokeyMountainVillagewherethetwostoreyhouseisunderaloanfor20yearsandonly5yearshasbeenpaid
DeceasedworksasaBankManagerofBancodeMayamanAlabangBranch,andearnsP30,000amonth.
ComplainantisahousewifeandisaparttimeonlinefreelancerearningP5,000P7,000dependingontheamountoftimeand
workload.
HeirsKrysCampbellisagrade1pupilatSBCAandAngeliqueisatwomontholdinfant
Kryshasacollegeeducationalinsuranceplanthatisbeingpaidbyspousesfor7outof10yearsattheamountofP5,000biannually.
JohnPauliscurrentlypayingaloantoJanAzado,towhichheborrowedP500,000topayfortheirweddingceremonyin2008.

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