Pastor shot, killed as he rode tricycle in Sipalay City

/ 08:55 PM February 25, 2020

BACOLOD CITY – A pastor was gunned down by four unidentified assailants in front of his wife in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental on Tuesday (Feb. 25).

Lonie Lahao-lahao, 54, and pastor of the Church of the Living God, was on his way home on board a tricycle with his wife when they were waylaid by the perpetrators.


The pastor died of multiple gunshot wounds in the body, said Lt. Col. Necerato Sabando, officer-in charge of the Sipalay City police.

A .45 caliber bullet casing was found in the crime scene. Lahao-lahao was former village councilor in Barangay Camindangan in Sipalay.


Edited by TSB

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