Couple found dead

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Monday, March 30, 2015


A COUPLE was found dead at their house at Purok 3 in Barangay Colosas in Paquibato District, Davao City on Sunday afternoon.

Police identified the two victims as Rico Jimenez and his partner Maricel Jimenez, both legal age, both residents of Purok 3 in Barangay Colosas.

Initial investigation conducted by the members of the Paquibato Police Station showed that incident happened around 4:45 p.m. Sunday.

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Police said the couple was found dead by a purok leader Diosdado Pontillar Perez, after the latter was informed by his daughter-in-law about the several gunshots she heard in the area.

Rico succumbed to two gunshot wounds in his head and right arm, while Maricel succumbed to two gunshot wounds in her head, right upper chest and left arms.

The police said they are still looking into the possible motive in the killing.

Recovered from the crime scene were four empty shells and three slugs from a caliber .45 pistol. (ICT)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 31, 2015.

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