Body found floating in Pampanga River-A A +A
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
MASANTOL — A still unidentified body of a man, believed to be a victim of summary execution, was found floating along the banks of the Pampanga River in Barangay Bebe Anac here on Monday, police reports said.
Police said one Laurence Avila, a resident of Barangay Bebe Anac, found the body. He immediately reported his discovery to the Masantol Municipal Police Station.
Initial investigation disclosed that the unidentified male victim, wearing a yellow shirt and black maong pants, was around 5’4” to 5”6’ in height. He was found with his hands tied behind his back.
Examination by the Scene of the Crime Operatives said the victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
An autopsy was requested by police to determine the cause of death. Follow-up investigation is presently being conducted to identify the victim.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on October 31, 2013.