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Priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija

Fr. Marcelito “Tito” Paez

MANILA— A Catholic priest was gunned down by unidentified men in Jaen, Nueva Ecjia on Monday evening.

Fr. Marcelito “Tito” Paez, a priest of the Diocese of San Jose, was shot while driving his vehicle at around 8pm.

The 72-year-old priest was immediately rushed to the Gonzales General Hospital in the nearby town of San Leonardo but he succumbed to two bullet wounds on his body at around 10pm.

Read more on: CBCP News

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