Elderly couple killed in Zambo Sur

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Sunday, December 29, 2013

AN ELDERLY couple was killed by a gunman who barged into the victim’s residence in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported.

The Zamboanga del Sur Police Office (ZDSPO) identified the slain couple as Dionesio Bayhon, 78, and his wife, Isabel, 66, of Purok Nueve, Sitio Alang-Alang in the village of Poblacion, Ramon Magsaysay town.

Bayhon died on the spot while his wife was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician at the Blancia Hospital, the police said.

Investigation showed the couple was having their breakfast around 7:10 a.m. Friday when suspect sneaked in and shot them with a caliber .45 pistol.

The motive of the incident was believed to be land dispute although investigation continues to unmask the suspect, the police said. (Bong Garcia)

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