Taguig homeowners’ org seeks justice for 2 slain officials
Villagers in Barangay (village) San Miguel, Taguig City, are crying for justice following the killing of two local officials earlier this month.
The Baybreeze Executive Village Homeowners Association is seeking the public’s assistance in locating William de Guzman, whom police had linked to murders of Carmi del Rosario, 56, secretary of the association’s board of directors; and Emil de Belen, 42, its sergeant-at-arms.
Del Rosario and De Belen were shot dead by a motorcycle-riding gunman around 5:30 p.m. on September 12 at the guard house on M. L. Quezon Street near Baybreeze’s Gate 1.
Del Rosario, a teacher at Pateros National High School, sustained four gun shots wounds.
De Belen, who had lived in the village for two years after spending two decades in Saipan, was hit twice on the torso.
Witnesses said De Guzman went to the outpost around 2 p.m. that day and had an argument with Del Rosario about his utilities bills. He was later seen returning to his residence on Godwit Step Street, before leaving the house again in the afternoon.
The Taguig City police filed charges of multiple murder against De Guzman last week.
In a text message, city police chief Senior Superintendent Tomas Apolinario said the suspect was “already in hiding and on the run.”
Police described the suspect to be in his 40s, around 5’8” in height and slim, with known addresses in Barangay Cembo, Makati City; Brgy. Tuktukan, also in Taguig; Taytay, Rizal province; and in Pateros.
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