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Slain Tasmanian to be flown home

Philippines

The son of a Tasmanian man shot dead alongside a friend in the Philippines has flown over to bring the body home.

61-year-old former abalone diver Anthony George Wilson, of Margate, and Mila Bailey were killed in a car on Friday.

Fellow Australian Michael McLaren was arrested over the killings a short time later

The two victims owned a bar in the city and it's understood a property dispute is a possible motive.

Local police gather around the car in which Mr Wilson and Mrs Bailey were gunned down (Olangapo City Police)