Case of Murdered US Peace Corps. Volunteer Julia Campbell Drags on
Filed Under: Music & Film, World | Posted: 04/08/2008 at 8:44PM
Comments | Region: Philippines
It’s been a year now since US Peace Corp. Volunteer Julia Campbell was senselessly murdered last
The suspect, who has met Ms. Campbell in his store prior to the killing, was well aware of his action. Days after he surrendered, Juan Dontogan demonstrated on how he managed to kill the hapless victim and showed the exact place where he murdered and buried Julia Campbell.
But one year after the suspect admitted the crime of murder before the panel of investigators which was showed on national TV, the family of Julia Campbell has yet to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The court proceedings had dragged on, taking a toll on the family of the victim.
And one year after the crime was committed, the long court hearings made the defense and the suspect’s alibis changed the previous admission of guilt. And the way the court proceedings are going, the case is getting muddier by the day.
Ms. Julia Campbell was in her last days of volunteer work in Bicol region, one of the poorest provinces in the
But unfortunately, she ended murdered and indiscriminately buried in a shallow mound of earth. Julia Campbell’s death was mourned by the people whom she helped redeemed their rights to live in a just and fair society. Ironically, her life was unfairly and unjustly ended by a murderous bum.