Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Former Mindoro politician killed

Mindoro Occidental province. (Wikipedia)

MANILA, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / June 9, 2009) – A man stabbed dead a former provincial deputy governor on Tuesday in an attack outside a radio station in San Jose town in the central Philippine province of Mindoro Occidental, reports said.

Reports said that lawyer Crispin Perez was attacked shortly after he stepped out around 9 a.m. from the radio station where he had a program, according to the television network GMA 7.

It said the 66-year old former politician died on his way to hospital.But another network, ABS-CBN reported that Perez was attacked in his house at around 10 a.m.
It quoted police investigators as saying that a man who pretended as someone in need of Perez's legal services stabbed him repeatedly in the body.

It was unknown whether the attack was connected to his job as a lawyer or an old feud.
(Mindanao Examiner)

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