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Friday, August 17, 2012
A MEMBER of the dreaded Batang Mindanao (BM 29) gang was killed after he was stabbed by still unidentified perpetrators in Zone 1 Bantiles Barangay Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City, on Thursday dawn.
Operatives of Police Station 6 in Puerto identified the victim as Christopher Lagunay, 35, a resident of Purok 2, Barangay Tablon.
Lagunay succumbed to nine stab wounds in different parts of his body.
His body was discovered by one of the residents in the area around 6:45 a.m.
Initial investigation showed that some resident saw three men running in the area at early dawn, but the residents were not aware that somebody was killed at that time.
Based on police records, Lagunay was a known character in the city.
Police Officer 3 Arnel Calibjo said the case is now under investigation to establish the motive of the killing and to identify the perpetrators. (ALR)
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on August 17, 2012.