Leyte fugitive caught in Baguio’s Justice Village
BAGUIO CITY — A suspected cop killer, who has been a fugitive from justice for the past three days, was caught in the city’s Justice Village along Marcos Highway on Wednesday (April 8).
Leonilio Medalla, a 47-year-old construction worker, has been implicated in the April 5 killing of Police Staff Sgt. Fernan Canuda, a Leyte policeman who was serving him a warrant of arrest for a murder charge.
Medalla was classified as Leyte province’s sixth most wanted man.
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