Husband of Bohol vice mayor shot dead | Inquirer News

Husband of Bohol vice mayor shot dead

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 09:31 PM September 02, 2018

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — The husband of Clarin, Bohol Vice Mayor was shot dead by an unknown assailant  inside a resort on Sunday, police said.

The fatality was identified as Ricardo Loquias Aparicio, 44, a resident of Poblacion Norte in Clarin town, Bohol, according to PO2 Genesis Piezas, investigator of the Clarin Police Station.

Piezas said that around 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aparicio was inside 4Js Inland Resort in Barangay Bacani in Clarin. While talking to a friend, an unknown person wearing a blue jacket with a hood arrived and shot him in different parts of his body.


Aparicio was brought to Clarin Community Hospital but he was declared dead on arrival.


An employee of the resort, identified as Roel Aparicio, 36, was also shot and was brought to Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital in Tagbilaran for medical treatment.

Police recovered eight pieces of fired empty shells of a .45 pistol and one slug.

Piezas said police were eyeing illegal gambling and politics as possible motives in the killing of Aparicio, who was rumored to be planning to run for mayor in the May 2019 elections.

He added that Aparicio was known as Swertes financier in Clarin and neighboring towns. /ee

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