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First name:  Rogelio

Last name:  Butalid

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Journaliste
  • Media outlet:  Radyo Nantin
  • Type of media:  radio
  • Born:  Philippines

  • Died:  11 Dec 2013 Philippines
  • Targeted? yes

Butalid was gunned down today outside Radyo Natin in Tagum City as he was leaving the station to go home after his show. Two men on a motorcycle pulled up beside him and opened fire. Witnesses said they shot six times.

  • He covered local issues including corruption in his programme and may have made enemies. A radio journalist since the age of 17, Butalid was in his third term as a town councillor in the municipality of Barangay.

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