Journalists Killed  |  Philippines

Rosauro Lao

Cotabato News

November 22, 1993, in Cotabato City, Philippines

Rosauro Lao and Ding Sade, both of Cotabato News, were shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in front of their boarding house in Cotabato City. Police did not establish a motive. According to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, police said that Lao was killed by a shot in the head, and that Sade died from wounds to the body and left arm.

Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.


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