Murder suspect shot dead

September 03, 2019

A WANTED murder suspect was killed in a gunbattle with policemen out to arrest him in his hiding place in San Fernando, Cebu on Monday afternoon, Police Regional Office 7 director, Brigadier General Debold M. Sinas said yesterday. 

Suspect Jessie Harold Manugas exchanged fire with members of the San Fernando Municipal Police Station who was going to arrest him in Sitio Felomina in Barangay Sangat at 3:30 p.m. Monday and was killed in the process, said the official.

The Cebu Police Provincial Office headed by Colonel Rhoderick Mariano said members of the San Fernando police force headed by Major Lymel John Pasquin was out to serve a warrant of arrest for murder issued against the suspect by the Carcar City Regional Trial Court in Cebu province when he engaged them in a firefight.