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ICC Note: Dozens Gather at police headquarters in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province to call on the police to investigate the mysterious death of Carolino Agustino Sowo, a Catholic youth active within the local church. After being found by fisherman on the beach dead and an initial autopsy recording severe facial and skull injuries, the police have remained silent in dealing with the cause of death. While there is evidence that supports the killers are professionally trained.

09/10/2018 Indonesia (UCAnews) – Dozens of priests, nuns, seminarians and human rights activists in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province have called on police to investigate what they said was the mysterious death of an ex-seminarian more than a month ago.

They marched on police headquarters in Kupang, the provincial capital, on Sept. 7 to demand police explain the cause of death of Carolino Agustino Sowo, 25, a former member of the Discalced Carmelite Order and student at Widya Mandira Catholic University in Kupang.

Fishermen found Sowo dead on a Kupang beach on July 24. His motorbike was found nearby.

Local news portal HalamanSembilan.com later reported that an initial autopsy at a police hospital recorded his skull was fractured and he had suffered facial injuries.

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