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17 year old boy stabbed dead in Manila North Cemetery

by on Nov.05, 2010, under General, Places

A 17 year old boy collecting melted candles inside the Manila North Cemetery was mauled and stabbed to death by four street gang members on the eve of All Saint’s commemoration. The chief superintendent ordered the deployment of some 500 policemen to secure the cemeteries in the city. The police identified the victim as a resident in barangay Paang Bundok, La Loma, Quezon City. The victim was died on the spot due to two stab wound in the body and severe injuries caused by heavy beating. The police have launched a hunt for at least members of the notorious M-town street gang. The report said that the victim and his friends were collecting melted candles when the suspects approached them. Without warning the street gang beat them. The victim and his friends were able to run and scampered in different places but the victim was later cornered by four men who mauled and stabbed him. One of the victim companions shouted for helped that called the barangay officials in a nearby Bantay Bayan outpost. When the authorities responded the four attackers were already gone leaving the victim dead and sprawled on the pavement. The police are still investigating for the motive of the incident

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