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Niece of solon killed by husband who then kills self

Posted by Abi Kwok on September 3, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
First Posted 14:54:00 09/03/2008

MANILA, Philippines — The niece of a Cagayan de Oro City lawmaker was shot dead early Wednesday morning by her husband who then committed suicide, local police reported.

Diana Rose Lagamon, 31, niece of Cagayan de Oro 1st District Representative Rolando Uy, was shot in the head and abdomen by her husband, Stephen, also 31, in their unit at Roa Apartments in Balulang, Superintendent Isagani Henabe Jr., acting city police director said in a statement.

Stephen, an electrician, then shot himself in the mouth, Henabe said.

The police chief said jealousy apparently drove Stephen to kill his wife and then himself, but did not give any details.


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