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Philippine Police Identify Resort Attacker As Indebted Gambler

This picture done from CCTV done accessible by a Philippine National Police on Friday, shows a gunman during a Resorts World Manila complex. A gunman stormed a casino where he torched gambling tables, murdering dozens from fume inhalation, authorities said.

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This picture done from CCTV done accessible by a Philippine National Police on Friday, shows a gunman during a Resorts World Manila complex. A gunman stormed a casino where he torched gambling tables, murdering dozens from fume inhalation, authorities said.

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Manila military contend a sole think who carried out Friday’s conflict on a casino during a review complex, that left dozens dead, was a heavily gladdened 42-year-old Filipino who was bending on gambling, according to his family.

In a Sunday news conference, a National Capital Region Police Office Police Chief Oscar Albayalde pronounced a gunman was identified by his disloyal mom and his relatives as Jessie Carlos, a father of three, and a former Department of Finance employee, Rappler reports.

He due some-more than $80,000 USD, a internal news use reports, “plus an undisclosed volume of non-bank-related debts, due to his gambling problem.”

The news backs adult a military chief’s progressing explain that there’s “no petrify justification that a conflict was terrorism.”

“This occurrence is cramped to a act of one male alone as we have always said,” Albayalde says, according to The Associated Press.

The attacker’s mother, Teodora, in tears during a news briefing, asked for forgiveness, a handle use reports. “We can’t accept ourselves that my son became like this, he was a really kind son,” she said. “He chose to finish his life rather than … kill people.”

The AP adds:

“The summary of what happened to my son is people should not get bending on gambling so their families won’t get destroyed,” she said.

Albayalde pronounced a male had sole off skill to support his gambling robe of during slightest several years, including a vehicle. His family had grown so endangered they had asked casinos in a collateral to anathema their father given Apr 3.

Dozens Of Deaths Reported In Philippine Resort Attack

At slightest 37 congregation and employees died, mostly due to fume transformation while they attempted to censor on a second building of a casino, Albayalde said. The now-identified gunman was found in an hotel room in a review complex, where military found him passed of apparent suicide, as The Two-Way formerly reported.