Ramon Credo, Sally Ordinario-Villanueva, Elizabeth Batain executed in China | Credo's ashes arrive home

Ramon Credo, Sally Ordinario-Villanueva and Elizabeth Batain were the three Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who were executed thru lethal injection in China yesterday, March 30, 2011.

The execution thru lethal injection came 3 years after the three were arrested in 2008 for drug trafficking and 2 years after they were convicted and sentenced to death.

Credo and Ordinario, both 42, were executed in China's southeastern city Xiamen while Batain was executed in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province at the Southern part of China and north of Hong Kong.

As of latest update, Ramon Credo's ashes from China have already arrived in the country and were brought to his home in Cavite. Here's a video report from GMA News:

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The whole Philippines is mourning for the death of Credo, Villanueva and Batain.

I actually can't take watching the heartbreaking news reports on TV last night, because I can really feel the pain and grief of the bereaved families.

Some celebs have also expressed their sadness on Twitter over what happened and ask everyone to pray for their souls:

Angel Locsin (@143redangel): Let's pray for the souls of the 3 Pinoys executed in China

Camille Prats (@CamillePrats): Let us pause for a while and pray for the souls of the filipinos who were executed in China. May this serve as a lesson to all of us.

Kiray Celis (@kiraycelis): To the three Filipinos who were executed in china, RIP! at hindi lang isa! tatlo pa! wala tayong magagawa. ganun batas sakanila. haay! ☹ ☹ ☹

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