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Prominent businessman in Baguio stabbed dead

/ 02:21 PM December 01, 2015

BAGUIO CITY—A member of a prominent business family in this city was found dead in his house here Tuesday morning, police said.

Henry Tan Lao, 68, whose family owns a chain of department stores and groceries, a hotel and a liquefied petroleum gas refilling station in this city and nearby La Trinidad, Benguet, died from several stab wounds, said Supt. Cherry Fajardo, spokesperson of the Cordillera police office.

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Fajardo said it is possible that Lao may have been attacked on Monday night at his house.

Lao’s body was found at 10:30 a.m. by SP01 Jackson Pabillo, the first law enforcer at the crime scene, police said.

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Investigators cited testimonies from neighbors who said they saw a man leave Lao’s house after they heard noises there at 11 p.m. Monday. RAM

 

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