Senseless killing

Manila, Philippines -- The Philippine Embassy in Washington DC will extend all possible assistance to facilitate the repatriation of the remains of the Filipino nurse who was shot to death last July 20 outside his apartment in Cordova, Tennessee.

Meanwhile, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Cuisia Jr. expressed confidence that authorities will be able to bring to justice whoever was behind the death of Erano Santos, a 33-year-old Filipino nurse from Angeles City.

''We grieve with Mr. Santos' loved ones and join them in condemning this senseless killing,'' Ambassador Cuisia said in a statement issued over the weekend.

Authorities were called to the Stonebridge Crossing Apartments around 2:15 p.m. on July 20. When they arrived, police found Santos dead from a bullet wound.

Memphis police said Santos was shot during an altercation with the unknown gunman who fled the scene of the crime in the victim's silver 2013 Honda Civic 4-door sedan with Tennessee license plate G5237P.

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • Ayungin dilemma Ramon Casiple - Parallaxis
    Ayungin dilemma

    China faces a dilemma in Ayungin Shoal and other contested areas. If it waits for the ITLOS—which may decide against it—it would have tacitly bound itself to UNCLOS and risk a rogue state reputation if it asserts its claim in the South China Sea. If its militarily acts now, it may face international isolation. …

  • 48 nabbed in biggest anti-trafficking catch in Bongao VERA Files - The Inbox
    48 nabbed in biggest anti-trafficking catch in Bongao

    By Jake Soriano, VERA Files Bongao, Tawi-tawi—A team of Marines and policemen intercepted around noon Thursday 48 people, 12 of them minors, believed recruited by a human trafficking syndicate for work in Malaysia. The arrest constitutes what advocates called the … Continue reading → …

  • Docs vow to pay right taxes, make peace with BIR VERA Files - The Inbox
    Docs vow to pay right taxes, make peace with BIR

    By Kiersnerr Gerwin Tacadena, VERA Files Leaders of the medical profession have made peace with their former adversary, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and joined forces in a campaign to get doctors to pay the right taxes. BIR Commissioner … Continue reading → …

POLL
Loading...
Poll Choice Options