Female church worker shot dead after Mass
Woman shot in the head as she left church
ucanews.com reporter, Manila
November 14, 2012
Police reports said Conchita "Ching" Francisco, a 62-year-old school principal, was shot in the head after attending evening Mass.
Oblates of Mary Immaculate missionary Priest Jun Mercado said Francisco was about to take a ride on a motorcycle when assailants shot her. The gunmen remain unidentified.
"She died instantly," Mercado wrote in a Facebook post. "Earlier, she led the rosary and was the commentator at Mass.”
He added that he arrived at the parish convent at around 6 pm "only to be met by a murder."
Aside from helping out in the parish church, Francisco also worked as principal at the Mindanao State University in the town.
Police said they are looking into a motive for the killing.
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