Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'Gladiator' shot dead in Santa Cruz

Ricardo 'Gladiator' Welch (Image: Facebook)

Ricardo 'Gladiator' Welch (Image: Facebook)

Radio talk show host Ricardo ‘Gladiator’ Welch has been shot dead.

While information is still coming in, initial reports indicate that Welch was shot near his Santa Cruz home on Friday morning.

According to preliminary information, around 9:45 this morning, residents of Parang Boulevard, Santa Cruz heard loud explosions.

Upon investigating they discovered Welch’s body which bore several gunshot wounds.

Images show Welch's vehicle crashed into the wall of a nearby house. 

Police reports indicate that Welch and a 20-year-old male relative were in a Prado vehicle outside the radio show host's home when a vehicle pulled up behind them. 

Three men exited the car and opened fire on Welch, killing him before they escaped. 

This is a developing story, please refresh the page for updates.


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