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Doctor shot dead after niece’s murder in Calbayog

CALBAYOG CITY. Scene of Crime Operatives rushed to the area where a female doctor was shot dead in Calbayog City late Monday afternoon, April 15, 2019. (Photo courtesy of PRTV-Tacloban)

A FEMALE doctor was shot dead Monday, April 15, a year after her niece was also killed in Calbayog City, Samar.

Initial reports said the victim was identified as Dr. Vicky Rumohr, aunt of slain Catherine Rumohr-Johnson.

Rumohr, a dentist, was already lifeless when police arrived at the crime scene along the Magsaysay Boulevard Extension in the city around 5 p.m.

A single gunshot wound pierced through her left cheek and out of her nape. Responders said Rumohr died on the spot.

Rumohr-Johnson was also killed by a still unidentified gunman while she was taking her morning routine in the city in February last year.

Police are still investigating the motive in the crime. (SunStar Philippines)

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This article has been corrected from Catherine Rumohr-Johnson being the sister of the victim to niece.


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