A MAN and a woman were found dead in separate incidents in Negros Island in the past two days.

In Negros Occidental, an employee of a business establishment died inside her rented room at St. Anne Subdivision in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City.

Senior Inspector Larry Teovisio, head of Police Station 3, identified the victim as Joan Sanchez, 31, of Barangay Bocana, Ilog town.

Sanchez was discovered by her boardmate lifeless at around 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

Teovisio said there were no signs of struggle.

They are waiting for the victim’s family to request for an autopsy, he added.

In Negros Oriental, a man was hacked and shot to death by an unidentified man at Tayasan town on Tuesday.

Police identified the fatality as Diosdado Garlet Jumawan, 49, of Sitio Manolondolon, Barangay Tanlad.

He was found dead at Sitio Talu-an in the said barangay at around 3 p.m.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds and a hack wound. The victim was subjected to a post-mortem examination.

Police have yet to establish the motive. (GYM)