Oct. 1, 2019 – morning. Former Barangay Councilor Jerome Suson Flores, 39, was shot dead by riding in tandem. The victim was bringing his teenage daughter to school on his motorcycle.
Oct. 2, 2019 – The lifeless body of Jouie Lee Villagonzalo, a 25-year old call center agent, was found on a grassy lot in Brgy. Tagbao, Cebu City. Hands and feet were tied. The victim was a resident of Brgy. Sambag II, Cebu City.
Oct. 5, 2019 – 1PM. Juneric Elladora, 22, Brgy. Jaclupan, Talisay City. The victim was relaxing near his residence when he shot dead by an unidentified gunman.
Oct. 5, 2019 – 11:40PM. Michael “Boang” Chua, 28. The victim was shot dead by a certain “Lloyd” in front of Talisay City Hall where festivities in connection with the annual fiesta were ongoing.
Oct. 8, 2019 – early morning. Alan Lequin, 28, laborer, So. Sapa-Sapa, Brgy. Ibabao-Estancia, Mandaue City. The victim was sleeping on a bench outside his home when he was shot dead by an unidentified assailant.
Oct. 8, 2019 – 11PM, Admer Seroy, 29, a reliever driver of a van-for-hire, Brgy. Punta Engaño, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was shot dead at Brgy. Mactan, Lapu Lapu City.
Oct. 10, 2019 – evening. Mark Brian Samson Lopez, 33, resident of Tres de Abril, Brgy. Labangon, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead by unidentified killer at Felina Village, Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City. The police said they recovered shabu from the crime scene.
Oct. 11, 2019 – morning. Gagandeep Singh, 27, Indian national residing at So. Abuno, Brgy. Pajac, Lapu Lapu City, and engaged in lending business. The victim was riding his motorcycle when he was shot dead at So. Iba, Brgy. Basak, Lapu Lapu City. Oct. 12 update: The suspect has been identified.
Oct. 11, 2019 – 3PM. Dominciano Villamor, 54, Ronda. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem in front of his house.
Oct. 14, 2019 – afternoon. The lifeless body of 14-year old Justine Andayop was found at Sitio Caimito, Barangay Guimbawian, Pinamungajan, some 50 meters from her home. The victim’s neck had been slashed. The family started looking for her when they hadn’t seen her the whole day.
Oct. 15, 2019 – past midnight. Reynaldo “Aldong” Huntong, 23, So. Kadasig Phase 2, Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead by a certain “Aki” at So. Mansanitas, Brgy. Tisa.
Oct. 15, 2019. The lifeless body of 53-year old Barangay Health Worker Rosario Alperez Canda was found in her house at Sitio Isabela, Barangay Pangdan, Naga City. The victim was stabbed to death.
Oct. 17, 2019 – 4AM. Jackelyn “Dakay” Ringbasan Palomas, 31, was shot dead in front of her home in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City. News reports are conflicting as to whether murder was done by a lone gunman or by riding in tandem.
Oct. 18, 2019 – 3PM. An unidentified Muslim tricycle driver was shot dead by a motorcycle riding assassin at So. Abuno, Brgy. Pajac, Lapu Lapu City.
Oct. 23, 2019 – 11AM. Alberto Empinado, Jr., 29, So. Tinabangay, Alaska Mambaling, Cebu City, was stabbed to death by one of his neighbors, a certain Primitivo Dela Peña, 39.
Oct. 25, 2019 – dawn. “Bunso”, 17 or 25. Shot dead while playing computer games at an internet café, So. Bato, Brgy. Ermita, Cebu City.
Oct. 25, 2019 – early morning. Cornelio Pansoy, Jr. , habalhabal driver, shot dead at Tacan-Budlaan Road, Brgy. Talamban, Cebu City, after bringing his wife to her place of work.
Oct. 25, 2019 – around 2PM. David M. Navarro, mayor, Municipality of Clarin, Province of Misamis Occidental. The victim was onboard a police patrol car on his way to the fiscal’s office for inquest proceedings in cases filed against him by a masseur for physical injuries, acts of lasciviousness and unjust vexation, when a van pulled up and persons inside the van opened fire on the police patrol car. Mayor Navarro was killed while the Chief of Police of Clarin and four others were also hit. The mayor was No. 31 in President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of alleged narco politicians. After the mayor was slain, the police said he was the head of the Alfarez Robbery Group which was behind the October 19 robberies at J Center Mall in Mandaue City. UPDATE (Oct. 26): The police say that a criminal group from Ozamiz City is responsible for the ambush.
Oct. 27, 2019. Alma Juares, 40, So. Cantigay, Brgy. Bolongan, Toledo City was hacked to death inside her house by her neighbor, Tamar Tamboboy, 45, with whom the victim reportedly had a land dispute. The suspect surrendered to the police.
Oct. 27, 2019. Ashley Baguio, 4, Bogo City. The victim was slapped so hard by her uncle that she fell and hit her head, causing her death.
Oct. 29, 2019 – around 6AM. Demetrio Torreon, 62, manager of the Bohol branch of an investigation and security agency, residence of Brgy. Marigondon, Lapu Lapu City, cheated death when he was ambushed at So. Hawaiian, Brgy. Marigondon. He was driving his car when attacked by riding in tandem.
Oct. 30, 2019 – 10:28PM. Louelle Dimataga Andrade, 37, So. Bombil, Brgy. Looc, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was shot dead at P. Rodriguez Street, Brgy. Gun-ob, Lapu Lapu City.
Oct. 31, 2019 – 1AM. Jonathan Abendan, 25, So. Mahayahay, Brgy. Candulawan, Talisay City, was walking in So. Lumboy, Brgy. Mambaling, Cebu City, when shot dead by an unidentified killer. The victim was released from jail in May (drug case).
Sources: Facebook, ABS-CBN, Sun Star Cebu, Superbalita Cebu, The Freeman, Banat News, CDN Digital, DYHP, DYLA