Antonio Sanchez was convicted of 2 other murders

MANILA, Philippines --- Before Eileen Sarmenta was raped and killed and Allan Gomez was tortured and shot to death, Antonio Sanchez, then mayor of Calauan town in Laguna, was already being tried for two counts of murder. On April 13, 1991, father and son Nelson and Rickson Pealosa were shot to death by the mayor's henchmen. Nelson was then a political leader and supporter of Sanchez's political opponent. Sanchez and three others --- including Luis Corcolon, his co-accused in the Sarmenta-Gomez rape-slay case --- were convicted based on the testimony of one of the mayor's police escorts. The case was tried by Branch 160 of the Pasig Regional Trial Court, which rendered its verdic...Keep on reading: Antonio Sanchez was convicted of 2 other murders

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