April 6 – 12:06AM Danilo Parojinog, 46, tricycle driver, Riverside, Brgy. Tingub, Mandaue City. The victim was shot by riding in tandem at So. Pilit, Brgy. Cabancalan, Mandaue City. See April 5 2019 'Killed in police operations'
April 7 Ramil Abueva, barangay councilor, Brgy. Ilaya, Ronda. The victim was shot by an unidentified gunman at Brgy. Ilaya.
April 9 Thesa Mae Ygay, 14, Grade 8 student, Brgy. Tabok, Danao City. The victim was stabbed to death and hidden inside a septic tank. Jessie Mediquillo, a 34-year old security guard, confessed to the crime.
April 10 – 10PM Angelo Lamboloto Llano, 29, dancer, Taguig City but temporarily staying at Brgy. Pajo, Lapu Lapu City. Llano was shot dead upon leaving the night club. A man stepped out of a Nissan Navarro and shot the victim many times.
April 10 – around 11PM John Michael Hermoso, 29, and Kis Ramos, 21, were shot dead while closing down a coffee shop in Ramos Street, Cebu City. According to the police, Hermoso was the target and the motive was personal.
April 12 Roland de Asis Egdamen, 42, habal-habal driver, Brgy. Quiot, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead around 1:20AM by unidentified gunman at So. Mayupay, Quiot.
April 12 Reynard Escalla, 38, Carreta, Cebu City. The victim was stabbed to death at Carreta at 2AM.
April 14 Michael and Fraldine Kate Canes, 27 and 24, husband and wife, owners of online business, Brgy. Umapad, Mandaue City, The victims were shot dead on their way home by riding in tandem. Their 8-year old child was seated between them and pretended to be dead. The police insisted that the couple was in the drug-watch list but relatives, friends and employees denied this.
9. April 18 – QUEZON CITY. Franz Sabalones, Cebu’s No. 1 drug personality, is shot to death by riding in tandem in Quezon City.
10. April 19 (Good Friday) Niño Rosos Alburo, 26, Brgy. Bacawan, Daanbantayan. The victim’s body was found at Brgy. Casili, Mandaue City and identified three days later.
11. April 20 (Saturday). Loyd Obrero, 35, Brgy. Tangke, Talisay City, was shot dead on the spot, while his wife, their 3-year old daughter and a friend were wounded, when four men wearing masks arrived and opened fire on the group. Orero was a drug surrenderer according to the police.
12. April 23 – early dawn. Marilyn Abraham, 44, So. Bantigue, Brgy. Luyang, Carmen. The victim was awoken by the knocking on her door. When she opened the door, she was shot dead by an unidentified man (The Freeman, April 24, 2019).
13. April 25 Primegilda Bakunawa Quirante, 46, businesswoman, a native of Dumanjug. The victim was shot dead inside her business establishment in Banilad, Cebu City.
13. April 30 – 8AM Police MSgt. Junard Cinco, Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, Toledo City. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem in Toledo City. The killing was believed to be in retaliation by ‘drug syndicate’ for the victim’s involvement in the successful neutralization of Gerly Luwagi on April 29.
May 2 Cris Quiñones, 29 (female), Mananga 1, Tabunok, Talisay City, and Joy Cansancio, 24 or 27, So. Crusher, Lawaan 3, Talisay City. The two women were shot dead by unidentified person early in the morning.
José Peñafil Antonio, 45, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen in Lapu Lapu City
May 3 4PM Alvin Morales Cueva and Joel Generalao, both of Brgy. San Roque, Talisay City. The victims were shot dead inside a taxi cab at Brgy. Dumlog, Talisay City. They had reportedly posted bail for drug related cases.
May 3 evening. P/MSgt. Joseph Villamor, Brgy. Babag, Lapu Lapu City, assigned with PNP Maritime Group. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem in front of his house.
May 6 past 4PM. Junwill Sigue, 47, a computer technician, Brgy. Mohon, Talisay City. The victim was shot dead by unknown assailant.
May 11 Marben Toling Bensi, 33, Brgy. Babag, Lapu Lapu City. The vcitim was shot dead in Brgy. Basak, Lapu Lapu City.
May 15 8:15PM Jessiel Bonghanoy, 25 was shot by an unidentified person at Brgy. South Poblacion, San Fernando. The gunman fled on a motorcycle that was waiting for him. The victim survived and was brought to a private hospital. No further updates available.
May 16 10AM Lawaan 3, Talisay City, Brgy. Captain Jimmy Bartilic and Jed Ybañez were shot dead by the latter’s stepfather, a retired U.S. marine. The was a result of a family conflict that Brgy. Chairman Bartilic tried to settle. The stepfather was later killed by the responding police.
May 19 – 3PM. An unidentified male was shot dead at So. Salvador, Brgy. Tangke, Talisay City (from Facebook)
May 20 – 10:20PM. Gerald “Dodoy” Maramara Villamor, 20, Brgy. Bulacao Pardo, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead in Colon Street, Brgy. Kalubihan, Cebu City. He was shot in the back. The police said that he was a thief and had served time for drugs.
May 20 – 10:40PM. Jay Bulaong Caruana, 28. The victim was shot dead at the corner of Manalili-Legaspi Streets, Brgy. Santo Niño, Cebu City. The police believed there was a connection between the killings of Caruana and Villamor. They were both thieves, according to the police, but belonged to different group. Caruana had been arrested for drugs in 2016.
May 21 2:30PM Police Captain Delfin Bontuyan, Brgy. Talamban, Cebu City. The victim was shot by motorcycle-riding assassins after having attended a hearing at Cebu City’s Palace of Justice.
May 22 Lindy Campus Braga, 31, Brgy. Lawaan 3, Talisay City. The victim, pregnant and mother of two children aged 1 and 3, was shot in the head around 2AM while the three were sleeping.
May 22 Jamar Sanchez, 37, Brgy. San Isidro, Talisay City. The victim was brought to Brgy. Tabunok and shot dead by two men past 6PM.
May 24 (Friday) Sonny Sollano, habalhabal driver, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was – for unknown reason – shot dead by Rolando Castillas, a habalhabal driver, traffic enforcer and member of a local ‘force multiplier’. A responding policeman shot Castillas.
May 24 – 9:30PM. Jay Brian “Bads” Basa, 41, So. Star Apple, Brgy. Umapad, Mandaue City. The victim was having a drinking session with some friends outside his house when five bonnet-clad persons arrived on three motorcycles and shot him dead. According to the Mandaue City police, the victim was in the drug watch list of Police Station 5 in Mandaue City.
May 27 Juvic Abellana, Brgy. Lawaan 1, Talisay City. The victim – reportedly ‘in and out of jail’ – was shot dead by riding in tandem at So. Sumbria, Lawaan 1.
May 28 Nikko Baricar, 34, Brgy. Mambaling, and his friend John Paul Gallon, Brgy. Kalunasan, Cebu City. The bodies of the two victims were found, burned beyond recognition, at Brgy. Putat, Tuburan.
May 30 Fritz Seno Libato, 34, Brgy. Talamban, Cebu City. The victim’s body was found in Brgy. Binaliw, Cebu City. The victim had been blindfolded and shot five times.
May 31 Leomar Angana, 32, Brgy. Candabong, and Arnel Bayabian, 30, Brgy. Tapon, Dumanjug. The victims were attacked by armed men upon leaving the cockpit at Brgy. Cang-actol. Angana, believed to the target, expired the following day at the hospital. Angana was arrested at least twice before – in 2011 and 2013 – for illegal possession of firearms, among others. In April 2013 he escaped from the police detention cell.
June 1 Richard Cabigas, 30, Bahay, Sibonga. The victim was shot by unidentified gunmen on his way home.
June 1 Carlos Villaber, 40, Tanke, Talisay City. The victim was biking home when he was shot dead.
June 1 George Torregosa Cabase, 33, Liloan. The victim was eating at an eatery when he shot dead by riding in tandem.
June 4 Robert Dalman, 42, a native of Sta. Cruz, Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, was shot dead by two unidentified persons inside his hut at So. Baybayon, Brgy. Pitalo, San Fernando, around 1PM. The gunmen arrived on a motorcycle.
June 4. Wounded: Erglodie Bastida, 35, beautician, Deca Homes, Brgy. Tungkil, Minglanilla, was shot and wounded in her foot by her boyfriend Alfredo Espelita, 40, around 7pm inside the beauty salon.
June 7 (Friday) – afternoon. Wounded: Police Lt. Marcelo Cometa, Jr., 48, Brgy. Binabag, Bogo City, assigned in Cordillera Administrative Region. Cometa SURVIVED an ambush. He was riding his motorcycle in Brgy. Anonang Norte, Bogo City, when he was fire upon from a car.
June 8 Alexander Sungahid, 52, mechanic, Brgy. Opao, Mandaue City. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem.
June 9 Christian Paduga, 20, Sibacan, and Remy Capin, 18, Nangka, both of Danao City. The victims were shot dead by unknown assailants. They had attended a diskohan together.
June 13 Ronnie Obenza, 50, a former seaman, Bato, Toledo City. The victim was shot by a lone, motorcycle riding gunman near his home.
June 14 Jay Fernando Rusiana Cruz, 48, security guard, Mambaling, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead at 3AM in Mambaling.
June 16 Alexander Lumapak, 24, from Allen, Northern Samar, but had lived in Cebu City for some years. The victim was brought to Brgy. Sinsin, Cebu City, and salvaged. He was found with hands tied, tshirt and tape around his head.
June 16 Fi Yeng Guo Yang, 51, businessman, Brgy. Cubacub, Mandaue City. Four motorcycle riding persons on two motorcycles attacked the victim who was driving his vehicle near the subdivision where he lived. His two children were wounded in the attack. The police ruled robbery.
June 17 Eddieboy Ortega, 35, septic tank repair man, Pooc, Talisay City. The victim was shot dead in Bulacao, Talisay City.
June 18 Ricardo “Ricky” Ramirez, 55, municipal councilor and former mayor of Medellin. The victim was shot dead inside a private hospital in Medellin where he was under hospital arrest. The killers were 10-15 and came in four SUVs.
June 19 Glenn Tata Balazuela, 48, Bogo City. The victim was riding his motorcycle in Bogo City when he shot dead.
June 19 Delfin Sidon, 35, former inmate, Minglanilla. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem at Brgy. Tunghaan, Minglanilla.
June 20 Vladimir Despi Alatraca, 39, Sunshine Valley, Brgy. Quiot, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead by a neighbor due to a quarrel over parking space. The killer surrendered.
June 20 Police Chief Master Sergeant Deogenes Carillo, Deputy Chief of Cordova Police Station. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem near Cordova Central Elementary School.
June 21 Jessie Al “Nyur Insik” M. Cañares, 34, habal-habal driver, Pakigne, Minglanilla. The victim was shot dead at Pakigne.
June 23 Levi James Villanueva, 22, ‘surrenderer’, Luray 2, Toledo City. The victim was shot dead by an unidentified gunman at Cantabako, Toledo City.
June 25 Erlinda Garcia, 70, businesswoman. The victim was shot dead past 9PM at the Carbon Market where she was tending her stall.
June 28 Baby Ulin Labandero, 40, Labangon, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead around 11AM at South Coastal Road, Talisay City.
June 29 Pablo Salandron Caminse, 35, Argao. The victim, a mentally disturbed man, was staying in a cave. His mother brought him food. She found his dead body. The victim had been shot.
June 30 Romeo Retuya Oca, 44, San Roque, Talisay City. The victim was found dead in Carcar City.
July 4 Hariz Bell Olivo, 21, Grade 10 student, Moalboal. The victim was murdered with a hammer.
July 5 Alfredo Amit, school teacher, Lapu Lapu City. Victim was shot by a lone killer at Brgy. Mactan, Lapu Lapu City
July 6 Jaime Mercado Repuela, 43, Tubod, Minglanilla. The victim was shot dead at cockfight area in Cuanos, Minglanilla.
July 8 Reynaldo Capada Vega, 51, habal-habal driver, Cubacub, Mandaue City. The victim was shot dead at Canduman, Mandaue City.
July 10 Archela Caballero, 28, Lagtang, Talisay City. The victim’s body was found at Cuanos, Minglanilla. She had been shot dead.
July 11 Teodoro Mejares, 53, Casili, Consolacion. The victim was shot dead in front of his wife and grand child shortly after leaving the court in Brgy. Tipolo, Mandaue City
July 11 Romeo Calunod, 56, trisikad driver, Cordova. The victim was shot dead at Brgy. Pilipog, Cordova.
July 12 Julius Engbino, 43, Minglanilla. The victim was found shot dead at abandoned house in Tangke, Talisay City
July 12 Jerusalem Berbo, 34, Lawaan III, Talisay City. The victim was shot dead at an apartment in Cansojong, Talisay City.
July 13 (Saturday) Antonio Alpas, Jr., 35, sari-sari store owner, Brgy. Casay, Dalaguete, was stabbed to death, his throat slit, by his neighbor who got mad that the victim wouldn’t let him buy cigarettes on credit. A Facebook post a few day after claimed that the suspect had been killed.
July 14 Reynaldo Amancio, 51, farmer, Brgy. Manlapay, Dalaguete. The victim was shot dead in Brgy. Bulak, Dalaguete, while walking home.
July 16 Marlon Gomez, 39, Mambaling. The victim was shot dead early morning inside a billiard hall.
July 18 Angel Daño Augustine, 33, Cagayan de Oro City. The victim was shot dead at So. Sto. Niño, Brgy. Barrio Luz, Cebu City.
July 19 Jason Alonso, Labangon, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead in Katipunan Street, Labangon.
July 19 Niñolito Abaño, 39, Brgy. Pahina San Nicolas, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead by inside his machine shop. He was the son of Alejandro Abaño who was shot dead on June 28 in Getafe, Bohol.
July 21 Manuel Daposales, 46, Brgy. Barrio Luz, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead at Barrio Luz.
July 22 Renante Otero, Dumlog, Talisay City. The victim was shot dead then hanged from the bridge in San Isidro, Talisay City.
July 22 Rico Saramosing Amodia, 39, Suba-Basbas, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem at Poblacion, Cordova.
July 24 Rodrigo Abella, 48, taxi driver, and Charlie Abella Parba, 40, unemployed, of Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City. The bodies of the victims were found in Mambaling past midnight.
July 24 Ryan Ponce, 35. The victim was shot by riding in tandem at Brgy. Maribago, Lapu Lapu City
July 25 Jimbo Gadiano, Lawaan III, Talisay City. The victim’s body was found at So. Ilang-Ilang, Brgy. Langtang, Talisay City.
July 25 Magdaleno Amarado Benavente, 68, farmer, Brgy. Maloray, Dalaguete. The victim was robbed and stabbed to death on his way to his farm.
July 25 Richard Inot, 30, ex-convict. The victim was shot dead at noon time at Brgy. Bangkal, Lapu Lapu City.
July 26 Jehr Sigue, 27, welder, Lawaan I, Talisay City. The victim’s salvaged body was found tied to an electric post near the boundary of Campo 4 and Jaclupan, Talisay City.
July 27 Eduard Sanoria, 50. The victim was shot by riding in tandem around 11PM while eating at the roadside in Looc, Mandaue City.
July 29 Romy Ramas was shot dead inside the Mandaue City Jail. Ramas, in jail since May 2017 on drug charges, was allegedly connected with the late, suspected drug lord Steve Go (murdered inside the Mandaue City Jail in June 2018) .
July 29 Edwin Melicor, 50, tricycle driver, Brgy. Maribago, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem at So. Bagong Bayan, Brgy. Maribago. Previously arrested for drugs.
July 29 Danilo Batoctoy, 29, Brgy. Balud, Dalaguete. The victim was shot dead by a neighbor .
August 2 Lester Emnace, 27, and Jofer Bohol Amancio, 37 of Pulpogan, Consolacion. Shot dead while asleep
August 3 Jayson Mendoza Sarmiento, 22, from Brgy. Kawit, Medellin. Found salvaged at Brgy. Guizo, Mandaue City.
August 5 Juanito Menguito, 73, former PC, Andres Abellana Street, Brgy. Guadalupe, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead at So. Almacen, Brgy. Calamba, Cebu City. (CDN)
August 5 Marlina Balacy Cabellon, 60, Cogon Pardo, Cebu City, a native of Lazi, Siquijor. Shot dead in Duljo Fatima while riding her e-bike in the afternoon. Killer identified
August 6 Raymond Pastor, (19 or 29), So. Lower Kawayan, Sambag II, Cebu City. Shot dead at his home .
August 8 Junrey Soco Bauga, 38. Shot dead at Basak, Mandaue City. Suspect reportedly identified.
August 10 (dawn) Lenie Ochea Noval was mauled and stabbed to death at Brgy. Poblacion, Compostela. The police see personal grudge as motive and have arrested a suspect.
August 13 Jasper Perez, 30, Brgy. Guinsay, Danao City. The victim’s lifeless body was found at 5AM by a habal habal driver at Brgy. Dawis Norte, Carmen. The victim had been hogtied, mouth, hands and feet taped, and executed. He was allegedly involved in drug business.
August 13 2:30PM PO2 Jobie Libradilla Antipolo, absent-without-leave (AWOL) since March 2018. Antipolo was shot dead during a payroll robbery at Sta. Teresita Village, Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City. His companion got away with estimated P300,000. It is not clear who shot Antipolo. Antipolo shot and seriously wounded the security guard who brought the payroll money. Update: Pepe Acosta, Antipolo’s partner in crime, was arrested on Aug. 14 with P192,000 of the P300,000 heist. Acosta was injured by the same triggerman who killed Antipolo.
August 14 Michael Hong Yu, 38, Brgy. Nangka, Consolacion. The victim found shot dead in So. Capasanan, Brgy. Casili, Mandaue City around 11:30PM. He was identified days later (Cebu Daily News, August 17).
August 15 Morning Gil Pedida Antonio, 57, former seaman, residing at Brgy. Maribago, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was driving his multicab when he was shot dead by riding in tandem at So. Mahayahay, Brgy. Soong I, Lapu Lapu City. The victim’s two children aged five and two were not physically hurt during the incident.
August 15 – 7PM A 15-year old girl is shot dead by riding in tandem at Brgy. Panadtaran, in San Fernando.
August 16 Joel Monteroso Quijano, So. Tinago, Brgy. Alang-Alang, Mandaue City. The victim was shot dead in Alang-Alang by riding in tandem. According to the police, he was linked with suspected drug personality Danilo Flores Olivar who was killed by riding in tandem, also in Alang-Alang, on October 22, 2018.
August 18 (Sunday) – 9:45AM Akira Togo, 72, Japanese national residing in Toledo City. The victim was shot dead in the street in Brgy. Poblacion, Toledo City. On August 19, the police disclosed that Police Patrolman June Zamora of Talisay City Police Station had admitted to killing Togo. His motive was personal.
August 19 Irving Querubin, 49, former seaman, Lapu Lapu City. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem in Brgy. Pajo, Lapu Lapu City. He had just come from a court hearing in connection with a drug case. The driver of the car was wounded.
August 19 – evening. Mario E. Paraiso, 38, farmer, So. Camanggahan, Brgy. Poog, Toledo City. The victim was shot dead by unidentified killer who went to the victim’s house. The police said they heard reports that the victim was into drugs.
August 20 Nelson Rosani, 47, laborer, Brgy. Catarman, Cordova. The victim was abducted from his home by armed, masked men in the middle of the night and brought to So. Shooting Star, Brgy. Babag, Lapu Lapu City. His bullet-riddled body was found there around 5 in the morning. The police say that the victim was in the drug watch list
August 20 evening Armando “Max” Bernaldez Oppus, 34, Davao City. The victim’s body was found with bullet wounds at Brgy. Cansomoroy, Balamban. The hands were tied and the victim’s face was wrapped with boxer shorts. His burnt car was found at Brgy. Sunog, also in Balamban. Oppus was involved in an investment scheme called “Crowd Royals” originating in the Davao Region and cases for estafa had been filed in Davao City.
August 23 Raymond Montemayor Rama, 32, Brgy. Inayawan, Cebu City. The victim’s body was found floating in the waters off Shell Island, Cordova, in the morning of August 23. The body was identified on August 25 by the mother. She had last seen her son on August 21. Rama had been shot in the neck. His hands had been tied.
August 23 Murder/robbery: Francis Jacosalem, 25, internet attendant, from Brgy. Labogon, Mandaue City. The victim was shot dead in cold blood by two robbers. They got away with about P7,000.
August 24 (Saturday) – 5:30PM Eric (or Erek Jay) “Danny” Limutan, 47, job order employee at Brgy. Tingub, Mandaue City, assigned as driver. The victim, who served time at New Bilibid Prison for theft, was shot by riding in tandem when he was eating at a stall near the Tingub barangay hall. He had 14 bullet wounds. Four persons were involved in the attack.
August 26 – 3:30AM Julius Cesar Aliganga, 22. The victim was sleeping when two men broke into his house in Brty. Pangdan, Naga City, and shot him dead. The police said that the victim was in the drug watch lists of Cebu City and Talisay City.
August 26 – 7:45PM Jerwin Jumao-as, 27, Brgy. T. Padilla, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead by a gunman riding a motorcycle in M.J. Cuenco Avenue in Brgy. T. Padilla .
August 27 – Murder/robbery A 72-year old Filipino-German man was robbed and stabbed dead inside his house at Brgy. Suba-Basbas, Lapu Lapu City past 5PM.
August 31 – around 3AM. Police Staff Sergeant Alfredo Pagaling, assigned at Minglanilla police station. The victim was inside the patrol car at Lipata, Minglanilla, when he shot in the head by an unidentified gunman. He was brought to the hospital but didn’t make it. UPDATE: On September 2, the police killed Jessie Harold Manugas, 31, and Jesmer Languido Fernandez, 21, in Brgy. Sangat, San Fernando, and Brgy. Bolinawon, Carcar City, respectively. Manugas and Fernandez were identified by the person they had tried to kill (in Talisay City) about an hour before P/SSgt. Pagaling was shot. The two, escaping from the crime scene, thought Pagaling was the blocking force of the police. The first shooting incident stemmed from a fraternity war.
August 31 Mr. X. Body of victim found floating in the waters off So. Guinabsan, Brgy. Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City. The victim’s head had taken a blow, a blow that the police considered the likely cause of death.