Body of Canadian hostage Robert Hall found in the Philippines

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Body of Canadian hostage Robert Hall found in the Philippines

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:18 pm

Philippine troops on Saturday dug up what they believe is the body of Canadian hostage Robert Hall, who was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf extremists more than two weeks ago after a ransom deadline lapsed.

Villagers led the troops to a hinterland near Kamuntayan village in Sulu province’s Talipao town where the militants buried Hall’s body after killing him on 13 June. Hall’s head was found outside a Roman Catholic cathedral, regional military spokesman Major Filemon Tan said.
Tan said chances were high that the body recovered on Saturday was Hall’s, citing intelligence reports and help from villagers. Police forensic experts would confirm the identity, he said...
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