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DOST employee shot dead by live-in partner in Cagayan

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 05:05 PM February 01, 2020

TUGUEGARAO CITY –– A 37-year-old project assistant of the Department of Science and Technology was killed by her estranged live-in partner in front of a sari-sari store at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday (Jan. 30), police said.

Lumen Binarao was shot six times in Barangay Leonarda by Domingo Caranguian Jr., a 44-year-old former farm caretaker of Vice Mayor Benben de Guzman.

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It was not clear what triggered the attack, but witnesses said the couple had been fighting frequently.

The vice mayor accompanied Caranguian when he surrendered to the police to face a murder charge./lzb

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