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Cebu jail guard shot dead on his way to escort duty

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CEBU CITY ‚Äď A jail guard at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center was shot dead by two men before dawn Sunday in Cebu City.

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Jessie Casta√Īares, 33, was on his way to escort an inmate confined at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center when killed at about 2 a.m.

Senior Insp. Dexter Basirgo, Guadalupe Police Station director, said Casta√Īares was along I. Limkakeng and Happy Valley Streets when the gunmen struck.

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The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

‚ÄúWe are looking into personal grudge as the motive,‚ÄĚ said Basirgo. /cbb

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