Xernan de Guzman
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 33
Incident Details
  • Date of Incident: October 31, 2017
  • City of Incident: Caloocan City
  • Province of Incident: Metro Manila
  • Killed by unknown assailants in public
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By Jing Villamente BY JING VILLAMENTE
ON OCTOBER 31, 2017

A drug user was killed while playing on a gambling table during the funeral wake of his neighbor in Caloocan City. Police identified the victim as Xernan de Guzman, 33, of 62 Martinez Extension, Barangay 28, who was brought by his father to Caloocan City Medical Center where he was declared dead. Xernan had a gunshot wound in the head. He was playing the card game sakla at the wake on Martinez and Kapanalig streets when a lone gunman shot him at close range. The gunman fled in a motorcycle. The victim’s father admitted to the police that his son was involved in illegal drug activities.