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Assistant warden of QC jail annex shot dead in Parañaque City

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 03:34 PM August 01, 2019
QC jail assistant warden shot dead in Parañaque

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MANILA, Philippines — The assistant warden of the Quezon City Jail Annex was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in Parañaque City Thursday morning.

Police said the victim was identified as Jail Sr. Insp. Robert Barquez, 47, of Las Piñas City.

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Barquez was driving his Mitsubishi Expander along Doña Soledad Avenue in Barangay Don Bosco when two men on board a motorcycle approached and shot him at around 11 a.m.

Reports said Barquez died on the spot while the perpetrators fled to an unknown direction.

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Police Maj. Rhea Cornelio, of the Parañaque police, responded to the area to conduct investigation, following the shooting. /jpv

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