Marbon Mamucod

Witnesses said they heard what seemed to be fireworks before they discovered Mamucod’s body. The police said he had been shot at least 23 times. Mamucod was walking on the street when he was gunned down by two men on motorcycles. “It was overkill. Two shots were enough to kill him but ...

Witnesses said they heard what seemed to be fireworks before they discovered Mamucod’s body. The police said he had been shot at least 23 times.

Mamucod was walking on the street when he was gunned down by two men on motorcycles.

“It was overkill. Two shots were enough to kill him but 23? That’s too much. They could have left him the moment he fell but they kept on shooting. He was on the watchlist. He used drugs but that was not a license to kill him. He was slaughtered on the road like a pig,” an angry relative who refused to be identified told the Inquirer.

His youngest child is just 8 years old.

The family said they would not pursue a case against Mamucod’s killers for their own safety. “We will leave it to God,” a relative added.

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