A Reader Reports On A Murderous Filipino "Maryland Man"—Outed By Overseas News
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From: Linda Thom [Email her]

Eulalio Tordil is a Filipino immigrant. I had a long time finding that fact and found it on Inquirer.net.

Police take Eulalio Tordil, 62, a suspect in three fatal shootings in the Washington, D.C., area into custody in Bethesda, Md., Friday, May 6, 2016. Tordil is an employee of the Federal Protective Service, which provides security at federal properties. He was put on administrative duties in March after a protective order was issued against him.Filipino nabbed in shootings that killed 3 in Washington, DC area

Associated Press / INQUIRER.net U.S Bureau

May 7, 2016 at 8:52 am

He is the "Maryland man" who worked as a Federal security officer. He had restraining orders because he was a child molester. He murdered his wife and a man who tried to help.

So, if the government can't vet its security officers, are we sure they can vet refugees?

See previous letters and articles by Linda Thom.

James Fulford writes: The reason Inquirer.net feels safe in printing the shocking word "Filipino" in a headline about a murderer—who is almost certainly a naturalized American citizen—is because Inquirer.net is headquartered in the Philippines. We've seen this before—a case where Indian immigrants kept an Indonesian woman as a slave in America was reported in the American press as "New York woman" and in the Australian press as "US Woman", but the Indian press wrote: Indian-American jailed for 3 years for torturing housekeepers, OANA, June 29, 2008.


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