18-year old is latest extrajudicial killing victim

News Philippines Oct 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm

By Kathy Yamzon

Ephraim Escudero, 18-year old and latest extrajudicial killing victim, was laid to rest today. Relatives and friends joined the funeral march from Escudero’s residence to the Castasus Cemetery in San Pedro City, Laguna. They called for justice for Escudero’s untimely death.

Escudero, a father of two kids, went missing on September 19 in San Pedro and was found dead two days after in Angeles City, Pampanga. His face and hands were covered in packaging tape, his wrists and ankles were tied behind his back with tape and his head dotted with bullets—an imagery and case that was all too familiar this month.

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