Bien Unido Mayor Gisa Boniel still had conversation with board member and husband Nino Rey Boniel before she was slain.
According to Chief Superintendent Noli Taliño, Director of Philippine National Police Region – 7, their investigation showed that the couple had a conversation while riding a boat in the middle of the sea near Lapu-Lapu City.
The official said that Mayor Boniel spoke with her husband, after waking up, and that the conversation led to an argument in which the board member shoot his wife.
The board member then wrapped the slain lady mayor using a net with stones before throwing the corpse to the sea.
“Pero pagdating dito sa parte ng Olango Island sa Lapu-Lapu City, ito yung assumption ng boat operator, sabi niya nagising itong si Mayor Boniel at nagusap sila ng saglit, nagtalo ng saglit, binaril na kaagad ni board member Boniel at tinalian ng net at nilagyan ng bato, saka hinulog sa dagat.” Taliño said regarding the killing of the Bohol mayor.