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Guard kills woman in hostage-taking in Ilocos Norte town mayor’s house

By: - Correspondent / @leiadrianoINQ
/ 09:47 PM March 21, 2014

CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, Philippines—A woman was stabbed dead on Friday afternoon by a security guard who held hostage six people briefly inside the home of Mayor Gladys Go Que here.

Police said Jose Ragudon, guard of Go Que’s family for three years, had a quarrel with the mayor’s secretary, Nancy Cacayorin, 53,  about 4:30 p.m.

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Armed with a knife, Ragudon lost control of himself during the confrontation and stabbed Cacayorin, police said.

Cacayorin, a resident of Barangay Surgi in Paoay town, died on the spot from four stab wounds, police said.

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Ragudon surrendered to the police after more than 30 minutes of negotiation. Go Que, who was in the house, was reported to have sought refuge at a nearby church while the police negotiated.

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