MEDIA KILLING

BRIGADA NEWS exec gunned down in Gensan

Rriding-in-tandem assassins shot dead a top female executive of media network Brigada Group of Companies based in General Santos City, while she was driving home from the office past noon last Friday.

Case ‘solved’ as suspect in GenSan media exec slay nabbed

 June 7, 2021

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Police here have declared “solved” the murder of a female executive of media network Brigada Group of Companies following the arrest of the alleged gunman on Monday morning.Col. Gilberto Tuzon, city police director, identified the suspect as Ralph Gerald Antoy… Read More

Capt. Abdulsalam Mamalinta, chief of city police station 4, identified the victim as Yentez Quintoy, 34, executive office director and chief of staff of Brigada Group which operates a local television station and a network of newspapers and radio stations in Mindanao.

Investigators said the gunmen riding in tandem on a black Kawasaki Bajaj motorcycle appeared to have tailed Quintoy’s vehicle from the office and struck as she reduced speed at the corner of Guinto Street in Purok Masunurin.

Mamalinta said Quintoy was driving a Mitsubishi Xpander along NLSA Road, Barangay San Isidro around 12:15 p.m. when waylaid by the motorcycle-riding gunmen who immediately opened fire at her sports utility vehicle.

The report said Quintoy sustained at least one bullet wound in the body and was taken to the St. Elizabeth Hospital on Santiago Boulevard, where she was declared dead on arrival.

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