Policeman shot dead by teacher-wife in Dipolog PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 15:55

A policeman was shot dead by his teacher-wife in Dipolog City at past midnight Sunday.

The fatality was identified as PO1 Rustom Llanes Redoble, 36, married, of Purok 4, Sta. Isabel, Dipolog City. He was assigned with the Dipolog City Police Station.

Redoble was shot by Maricel Gorrero Redoble, 33, a secondary public school teacher at the Katipunan National High School, Katipunan, Zamboanga Del Norte.

Police said the policeman was rushed by his wife to the Zamboanga Del Norte Cooperative Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.

Investigation disclosed that Redoble went to the boarding house of his wife in the early evening of July 12 where they figured in a heated argument on a domestic problem.

Police said after the argument, Redoble laid down on a bed and his wife took his service firearm and shot him in the chest.

Investigators recovered at the crime scene a 9mm Glock pistol with serial number PNP 17878, inserted with one magazine loaded with 15 rounds of ammunition and one fired cartridge.

Maricel was arrested by responding policemen. She was detained at the Dipolog police station while recovered pieces of evidence were turned over and  deposited at the PNP Crime Laboratory for balistic examination. – Dan Toribio Jr.