Andal Ampatuan Sr. kin: May his death bring peace

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The 74-year-old Andal Sr. fell into a coma recently after a massive heart attack.

Cotabato City (CNN Philippines) — The loved ones of the former Maguindanao Governor Datu Andal Ampatuan Sr. mourned Saturday (July 18) after he passed away on Friday night — days after he fell into a coma.

Raja Buayan Mayor Zamsamin Ampatuan, nephew of Andal Sr., said that they were saddened after learning that his uncle passed away.

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The remains of Andal Sr. arrived in Cotabato City airport around 10 a.m. Saturday and was immediately brought to his mansion in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao for his burial.

According to his family, he will be buried in his final resting place between 3:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The family also said that they are hoping that the death of Andal Sr. may bring peace to everyone.

The 74-year-old Andal Sr. had been behind bars after being implicated in the November 2009 killing of 58 people — many of whom were members of the media.