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Man wanted for murder in Iloilo falls in Occidental Mindoro

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CITY OF CALAPAN—After hiding for more than 20. years, a person wanted for murder in Maasin town, Iloilo province, was arrested on Thursday, August 18, by the police in Sta. Cruz town, Occidental Mindoro province.

A report from the Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan regional police said cops arrested Fernando Melancio, 69, at 10:06 a.m. in Barangay Pinagturilan after serving an alias warrant issued on October 1, 1996 by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 31 in Iloilo City for murder, with no bail recommended.

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Melancio is under police custody and would be turned over to the issuing court, police said. INQ

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