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DESIDERIO  CAMANGYAN

News Organization: SUNRISE FM

Died: 2010

Location: PHILIPPINES

Camangyan, anchor for a local radio station in Mati City, the provincial capital, was shot in the head while hosting an amateur singing contest. His wife and 6-year-old son were in the audience. The gunman fled the scene. Camangyan was known for his tough on-air criticism of politicians and corruption. He was 52.