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Rufino Posidio
Birth name Rufino B. Posidio
Occupation Policeman
Born ca. 1933
Died

January 14, 1960(1960-01-14) (aged 26)
Manila, Philippines

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date January 14, 1960
Location(s) Manila, Philippines
Target(s) Convict's family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) Carbine

Rufino B. Posidio was a Filipino national police trooper who killed six people in Manila, Philippines on January 14, 1960. The 26-year-old had been assigned to escort a prisoner from the state penitentiary to visit his family, but when the convict escaped he locked the man's relatives in their home and shot them with a carbine. Afterwards he committed suicide.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Policeman Kills 6 Then Shoots Self, Long Beach Independent (January 15, 1960)
  2. Trooper Slays Six, Himself, Montana Standard (January 15, 1960)
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