Parajinog cousin dies in Ozamiz raid

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) — Another cousin from the Parajinog clan died in the hospital after the bloody raid on Ozamiz mayor's house, Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog's lawyer said Tuesday.

Daryl Parojinog, a niece of the slain mayor, died past 3:00 p.m. that day.

"May isang kamag-anak po silang namatay 'yung isang nasa [Intensive Care Unit]... si Daryl Parojinog. We have just gotten word na pumanaw na po," Atty. Ferdinand Topacio told reporters.

She was a cousin to Vice Mayor Nova Parajinog and her brother Reynaldo Jr., who survived the bloody raid at their father's house that left an initial 15 people dead on Sunday morning.

Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr., was among the fatalities. With him were the mayor's wife Susan, his sister Mona, and his brother Octavio Parajinog Jr.

Eleven other security personnel and supporters also died, including four barangay tanods whose outpost was located across the street.

The two surviving siblings are facing illegal criminal charges after police retrieved ₱1.4 million, bags of suspected illegal drug shabu, three rifle grenades, and a firearm at the house.

Related: Police file illegal drugs, firearms charges vs. Ozamiz City Vice Mayor, brother

Police maintain that they were there to serve an arrest warrant and the operation was legitimate. They added that shots from Parojinog's men triggered a shootout.

However, family members of the slain barangay tanods cast doubt on authorities' claims, with one of them calling the operation a "massacre."

Related: Witnesses say raid was a 'rubout' - Parojinog lawyer

The Commission on Human Rights is set to investigate whether proper protocols were followed in the raid, which was conducted at 2:30 a.m.

Sen. Leila De Lima filed on Wednesday Senate Resolution 453, which sought an investigation in aid of legislation on the incident.

Parojinog is the third mayor in the President's list of "narco-politicians" to be killed in police operations.

The first was Datu Saudi Ampatuan Mayor Samsudin Dimaukom, who was killed by in an operation in North Cotabato last October.

The second, more controversial killing was of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa, who was killed after an alleged shootout in his cell at the Leyte Sub-Provincial Jail in Baybay City.

CNN Philippines Senior Correspondent David Santos and Ozamiz stringer Thata Roxas contributed to this report.