Police get leads on broadcaster's killing in Camarines Sur
by RV Crisologo
Naga City (19 August) -- Police have leads on the killing of broadcaster Ricardo "Anjo" Julia, who was shot dead near his house in Magarao town in Camarines Sur Friday night, August 15.
Police Insp. Victor Asuella, Magarao town police officer-in-charge, on Saturday said authorities had already identified the suspect and were expecting to get "results" within the day.
"Meron na kaming lead, meron kaming identity ng suspect. May nakaaway ito isang gabi, may possibility na ito ang dahilan ng pagkamatay ni Anjo (We have leads, we have the identity of the suspect. He fought with someone some nights back and it is possible this is the motive)," Asuella said in a radio interview.
He said Julia, who worked for a radio station and a local newspaper, sustained four gunshot wounds, possibly from a revolver-type weapon, on while on board his motorcycle in Barangay San Isidro, Magarao town.
The 45-year-old radio commentator was taken to the Mother Seton Hospital in Naga City, where he was declared dead on arrival about 11 p.m.
Julia, a former anchorman of the local radio station DZGE, is the youngest brother of Magarao town mayor Nelson Julia. (PIA Camarines Sur) [top]