Duterte condoles with Pampanga Congressman Dong Gonzales over wife’s death in casino attack

After visiting wounded-in-action soldiers in Cagayan de Oro Saturday, President Duterte then proceeded to extend his condolences to the families of the victims of the Resorts World Manila attack in Pasay City the same evening.
Duterte, upon landing at the Villamor Air Base, went straight to the Veronica Memorial Chapel where the bodies of nine casualties, including that of the still unidentified gunman, at around 11 p.m. Saturday.
One of the families he visited was that of Pampanga Representative Aurelio “Dong” Gonzales, whose wife Elizabeth died in the incident.
Duterte headed to Elizabeth’s wake at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City after visiting the relatives of the other victims at two funeral homes in Pasay City.
A photo released by Malacañang showed Gonzales and Duterte standing beside each other as the President looked at Elizabeth’s coffin.
A total of 38 people died in the attack, which police have confirmed was carried out by former Department of Finance employee Jessie Carlos.


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