Camp Vicente Lim, Laguna: Two suspects in rape-slay case were shot dead after they allegedly grabbed the firearms of their police escorts while on the way to the hospital for medical check up on Wednesday in Bacoor City, Cavite. Senior Supt. Christopher Olazo, Bacoor City chief of police, identified the two as Nico Zamora and Rowell dela Cruz, both of Las Pinas City (Metro Manila). Olazo said the two were among the four suspects in the rape and killing of Romelita Gordon, 9, reported missing on Tuesday and whose body was found in a creek at Sitio Wawa, Barangay Zapote 5 also in Bacoor City, on Wednesday. Olazo said Zamora and dela Cruz were being escorted by policemen to a hospital for medical check up when they grabbed the firearms Police Officer (PO)3 Romar Sinnung, driving the police car, and their escort, PO3 Alih Rimbang. This prompted another escort, PO2 Malvin Rae Calaor, to shoot the suspects. The two other suspects – Reynaldo dela Cruz and Jessie Aquilar.