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RADIO BROADCASTER SHOT DEAD IN ALBAY PALACE



A local radio anchor was shot dead on Friday morning in Daraga, Albay.

According to the Bicol Police, 38-year-old Joey Llana was about to leave his home for his morning program when unidentified gunmen attacked him at 4:45 in the morning.

The assailants were armed with one .45-caliber gun and a 9 millimeter pistol and shot Llana 14 times at close range.

The anchorman was declared dead at 6:05 in the morning.

Llana was reportedly a hard-hitting commentator in a block-time public affairs program at local radio station DWZR, which is operated by Hypersonic Broadcasting Network.

The victim's sibling said, the broadcaster received death threats days before the murder.