He stabbed his fellow seaman, also Filipino, 17 times, inflicting numerous wounds.
His victim died from the wounds. Master of the ship persuaded attacker to surrender, he was locked in cabin, and arrested on ship’s arrival at Long Beach – Los Angeles.
On Sep 22. On Sep 28 he was charged with murder, facing life sentence of death penalty.
MSC RAVENNA left Los Angeles on Sep 28, bound for Oakland, USA.