Birthday celebrator shot, bludgeoned to death

DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, March 20–On the eve of his 34th birthday and fiesta night, Jonathan Dumlao and several friends celebrated his natal day at a nearby beer joint in Bry. Madamba, this town.

Sadly, it was his last birthday happy moments. Police said his body was found later slumped in the pavement. It bore gunshot and stab wounds. Maybe, he was also bludgeoned in the head, investigators said.