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Police eye 5 suspects in killing of Father Richmond Nilo

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Investigators are now considering at least five suspects who are allegedly involved in the killing of Father Richmond Nilo, Central Luzon regional director Chief Superintendent Amador Corpus said Wednesday.

Corpus said the three suspects were seen riding a motorcycle based on closed-circuit footage they have obtained.

“We are now looking into five suspects based on CCTV footage since up to the next towns na pwedeng pagkukunan ng CCTV,” Corpus said at a press briefing in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

“The SITG (Special Investigation Task Group Nilo) right now ... have initially identified one personality and is now working on confirming the identity of this personality,” he added.

Nilo was shot dead on Sunday by still motorcycle-riding suspects while he was about to officiate a 6 p.m. Mass in a chapel in Barangay Mayamot in Zaragosa, Nueva Ecija.

Police earlier considered two persons of interest. — RSJ, GMA News

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