Monday, May 10, 2004
JJC ~ RIPStill can't bring myself to write to Sheila and John and of course if I dally too long, it'll be too late.
- Headline in Daily Telegraph:Briton killed as thieves raid villa
"A British architect was one of four people stabbed to death by thieves at a luxury villa on the Philippine resort island of Boracay, police said yesterday.
John Cowperthwaite, who lived in Hong Kong and was believed to have been a married father in his late 50s, was a guest of a German businessman also killed in the attack.
The other victims were Manfred Schoeni, a leading art dealer in Hong Kong, and a Filipino maid. Police, who found two bloodstained knives in the kitchen, said they suspected robbery as the motive." - Alex Spillius, Foreign Staff
- Also, announcement in the Teleg.
- Philippino press running a story about a German being a person d'interêt
- Times Online going into detail.
- City of St Andrews (Scotland) coverage.
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