Highway robbers hold up, kill gold buyer in Masbate


LEGAZPI CITY, 26Jan2014 (PNA) – Unidentified men held up, robbed and killed a gold buyer on board his motorcycle in Barangay Concepcion, Aroroy, Masbate, at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

A police report identified the victim as Jestoni Laurio, 24 and a resident of Barangay Panique, Aroroy, Masbate, who was on his way home after buying gold from small miners in Barangay Pangle, Aroroy town.

Two unidentified suspects blocked Laurio’s path, shot him dead and made off with the pieces of gold he had bought and an undetermined amount of cash.

Responding police recovered empty shells of .45-caliber pistol from the crime scene. (PNA)


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