By Marrah Erika Lesaba
BATANGAS CITY—The regional medico-legal officer of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday reacted sharply to criticisms over his findings on the death of a witness in the murder of broadcaster and environmentalist Gerry Ortega, saying he never said that Dennis Aranas committed suicide. Dr. Antonio Vertido, NBI regional medico-legal officer, said statements made [...]
By Maricar Cinco
Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Wednesday ordered another investigation of the death of a witness in the murder of broadcaster and environmentalist Gerry Ortega in a jail in Quezon, saying now that he found unbelievable jail officials’ story that Dennis Aranas killed himself. In a press conference, Roxas said he ordered the new investigation [...]
By Redempto D. Anda and Maricar Cinco
Marlon Recamata, the triggerman in the Gerry Ortega murder case, is facing a new murder case in Quezon province that could land him in a similar jail facility where his companion, Dennis Aranas, died under mysterious circumstances.
By Jerome Aning
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Friday said the death of the alleged lookout in the hit team that murdered Palawan environmentalist-broadcaster Gerardo “Doc Gerry” Ortega would not affect the case that the government is pursuing against the culprits.
By Jerome Aning
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Friday the death of the alleged lookout of the hit squad that murdered Palawan broadcaster Gerardo “Doc Gerry” Ortega would not affect the case that the government is pursuing against the culprits.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas said Friday that an autopsy conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on the remains of a suspect to the killing of Palawan environmentalist and journalist Gerry Ortega showed the cause of his death to be “asphyxia by hanging”.
By Matikas Santos
The family of slain Palawan environmentalist journalist Dr. Gerry Ortega said that there might have been an attempt to cover up the alleged suicide of a key witness in the Ortega murder case.
By Maricar Cinco and Delfin Mallari Jr.
, Redempto Anda
A man who was detained for involvement in the killing of Palawan environmentalist and journalist Gerry Ortega has been found dead inside the Quezon provincial jail in Lucena City, the inmate’s wife said.
By Redempto Anda
The alleged lookout in the hit team in the Gerry Ortega murder case was found dead by strangulation at the Lucena provincial jail, the wife of the victim, Dennis Aranas, said Wednesday morning.