3 missing persons found dead in Albay town | Inquirer News

3 missing persons found dead in Albay town

03:10 PM February 06, 2024

Two police officers were killed while two suspects were arrested in a shooting incident on Sunday night in Oas town in Albay.


LEGAZPI CITY — Bodies of three missing persons in Albay province were recovered on Monday, Feb. 5, in Libon town in Albay .

Brigadier General Andre Perez Dizon, Bicol regional police director, said in a report Tuesday that the bodies of a 44-year-old man and two minors were found at around 10 a.m. already decomposing in Sitio (sub-village) Tagbac in Barangay Macabugos


Dizon said they were suspected as members of the Concepcion criminal gang and were involved in robberies, extortion, gunrunning, and gun-for-hire activities. The gang operated in Albay and Camarines Sur provinces.


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Its leader, Gilbert Concepcion was killed in a police operation in Jan. 24 in Parañaque.

Initial investigation said they were missing since Dec. 30, 2023.

“It’s possible that they were accused that they were behind reporting [the whereabouts] of Concepcion to the police,” Dizon said in a private chat message Tuesday.

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