Facebook Helps Philippines Murder Suspect Investigation and Capture
By Jim Roberts
Jul 28, 2010
Police in the Philippines said they used Facebook to help track down a computer technician accused of murdering nine people. According to CBS the government tracked down and caught Mark Dizon, a man suspected of multiple grisly murders.
CBS reports Dizon, a 28-year-old computer technician was arrested in a public square in the city of San Fernando in the northern Philippines, police Senior Superintendent Danilo Bautista said.
"He was fond of computers and this gave him away," Bautista said. "He had an account on Facebook and two witnesses positively identified him."
More details from CBS.
The officer also told AFP: "We have an airtight case against him. I believe it is ironclad."
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