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Police identify suspects in killing of transwoman in Pangasinan

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 02:46 PM September 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Police said they have identified the suspects behind the killing of a 29-year-old transgender woman in Bolinao, Pangasinan.

In a statement on Wednesday, Col. Redrico Maranan, chief of Pangasinan Police Provincial, Office, said that Bolinao police conducted a follow-up investigation and identified the suspects as Isagani Dollaga and Michael Orpano, who are both residents of Barangay Patar in Bolinao, Pangasinan.

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On Tuesday morning, Bolinao police found Jestoni Remiendo’s body at a resort in Barangay Patar.

Initial investigation showed that Remiendo sustained hack wounds in her neck and right eye.

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Maranan said they are also preparing to file a murder complaint against the suspects before the Pangasinan Provincial Prosecutor’s Office. /je

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