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Gov saddened by death of Marton Cui, hopes slay can be solved as police continues to probe killing of Capitol consultant

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Provincial Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson has expressed sadness over the slay of Marton Cui, a Capitol consultant and former chief of staff of then Rep. Julio Ledesma IV.

“I am deeply saddened and shocked by the murder of a dear friend,” Lacson said in a statement.

Lacson, a former mayor of San Carlos City, described Cui as a “dear friend” and a “fine gentleman and a mild mannered individual” as he added that “I cannot understand why someone would do him harm.”

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Cui was a Capitol consultant on hospital operations when he was killed and was a “loyal and trusted man” of Ledesma.

The governor expressed hope that “unlike similar incidents in the past,” the killer, mastermind, and motive for the slay can be known.

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Julius D. Mariveles
Julius D. Mariveles
An amateur cook who has a mean version of humba, the author has recently tried to make mole negra, the Mexican sauce he learned by watching shows of master chef Rick Bayless. A journalist since 19, he has worked in the newsrooms of radio, local papers, and Manila-based news organizations. A stroke survivor, he now serves as executive editor of DNX.

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