71 Year Old Pastor Shot to Death in the Philippines

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71-year old pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance was shot
dead on Monday, December 19th, 2011, a few blocks away from a private
hospital in this island region, while on board a public Jeepney, the
most popular means of public transportation in the Philippines.


A police
investigation identified the victim as Pastor Melencio Magdayao of the
province who was seated on the front seat and was shot dead by two
unidentified gunmen on board a motorcycle.

Police Station 6 chief Albert Larubis said Pastor Magdayao sustained two bullet wounds in the head and died on the spot.

A police investigator has recovered two empty .45 caliber capsules from the crime scene.

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Source: Noel Tarrazon, ASSIST News Service