November 20, 2005, in Cabuyao, Philippines
On December 1, police identified two brothers as suspects in the murder. Police said the suspects believed the reporter had tipped off authorities that they sold pirated DVDs and CDs from a shop in Cabuyao. Authorities had raided the shop and confiscated merchandise on November 17. It was not immediately clear whether Ramos worked on a story connected to pirated merchandise.
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.
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