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OFW’s Dubai dreams cut short by an axe, suspect still at large

The body of a 52-year-old Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) was found in Candelaria, Quezon. Reports indicate that he was slain after incurring axe wounds. According to GMA News TVBalita Pilipinas,” the victim’s name is Efren Cornejo.

Efren was scheduled to go back to Dubai but his plans were cut short by Jhomel Marasigan, the suspect allegedly responsible for attacking the OFW with an axe.

According to Efren’ son, he was at Candelaria, Quezon to moderate a feud between one of his brothers and the suspect.

 

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Relatives of the suspect told the press that they witnessed Efren and Jhomel shaking hands after supposedly settling the feud. Not long after Efren left the area, Jhomel followed him and hacked him lifeless with an axe.

Unfortunately, the suspect was able to escape the crime scene. Authorities have recovered the axe reportedly used in the horrendous crime. They are continuing their search for the suspect.

Meanwhile, the victim’s family took to social media to plead with the suspect’s family to help them find Jhomel and bring justice to Efren’s family.

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Netizens expressed their anger as well as their deepest sympathies and condolences to the victim’s family. They are also calling out to the suspect’s family to surrender him so that he can pay for his horrible crime.

Here are some of the comments shared by the netizens on Facebook:

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You can watch the full video of the GMA news report below.

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SOURCE: GMA NEWS ONLINE

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