Published On: Mon, Apr 22nd, 2013

Philippines: Radio announcer, Mario Vendiola Baylosis, shot dead in Zamboanga Sibugay province

A radio announcer for Radyo Natin’s dxLM-FM 101.7, located in Kabansalan in the southern Philippines was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen Monday morning, according to a Gulf News report.

Zamboanga Sibugay map

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Mario Vendiola Baylosis, 33 of Barangay Goodyear, Kabasalan town in Zamboanga Sibugay was killed Monday morning before noon while driving his motorbike home from work when the two suspects riding-tandem on a motorcycle came upon Baylosis and shot him at least three times.

Baylosis was rushed to a local hospital, but was declared dead on arrival.

Zamboanga Peninsula police spokesman Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca disclosed to SunStar that Baylosis reported to police that he received a death threat.

The gunmen fled the scene and now at large. Authorities have yet to determine the motive for the killing as he was not a controversial commentator.



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