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Village chief shot dead in Isabela

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 11:40 AM October 18, 2020
Police in Echague, Isabela process the crime scene where a barangay captain in Cordon town was killed. (Photo courtesy of PNP-Echague)

Police in Echague, Isabela process the crime scene where a barangay captain in Cordon town was killed. (Photo courtesy of PNP-Echague)

ECHAGUE, Isabela — Unidentified assailants shot dead a village chief in Cordon town while he was driving his car here on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Investigators identified the victim as Ricardo Mencias of Camarao village.

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Mencias had just cruised past the Annafunan Bridge and was on his way to Pag-asa village here when the gunmen attacked him.

Police said the victim sustained a gunshot wound to his head that caused his instant death.

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The motive behind the killing has yet to be determined.

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