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Davao del Sur mayor’s errand boy shot to death

/ 01:56 PM January 31, 2019

DIGOS CITY — An errand boy of a town mayor in Davao del Sur was shot to death by unidentified gunmen inside a resort at Barangay Aplaya here around 11:30 a,m. Thursday.

Lord Niel Mirafuentes, 46, younger brother of Magsaysay town’s Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) Edgardo Mirafuentes, the chair of the town’s Dalumay village, was tying the knot to roast a pig when an unidentified suspect shot him in the head, according to his brother Allan Mirafuentes.

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Lord Niel, a caretaker of Magsaysay town Mayor Arthur Davin, was at the Cordova Beach here with his family to celebrate the 80th year of their mother, Luisa.

He lives in Barangay Dalumay, Magsaysay town.

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Scene-of-the-crime operatives were still looking into the firearm used by the suspect because there were no slug and empty shells found at the crime scene.

Police suspect politics could be behind the crime. Orlando B. Dinoy /lzb

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