Cedar Falls father murdered in Philippines

By On May 16, 2018

Cedar Falls father murdered in Philippines

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A Cedar Falls man has been murdered in the Philippines while staying there to adopt a child, according to media and family.

(Courtesy: Heather Nemec)

Philippines outlet Panay News reported 57 year-old Eric Hendrickson was shot and killed Tuesday night at a bar.

The outlet cites a police report saying Hendrickson got into an argument with someone at the bar. Hendrickson left to find a different table but the other man followed him and shot him, according to police. Police arrested that man, 40 year-old Gilber Apellido, a short time later. He is charged with murder and violating a gun ban.

A Go Fund Me page set up for Hendrickson's family refere nces the murder and says the Cedar Falls man had recently moved there to oversee the adoption of a boy. The Go Fund Me page asks for donations to help with costs to bring Hendrickson's body home and a funeral.

Source: Google News Philippines | Netizen 24 Philippines

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