A 20-YEAR-OLD woman was shot dead near a mall in Tabunok, Talisay City around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30.

The victim was identified only as "Kenyar" and was temporarily residing in Sitio Hawod, Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City.

She succumbed to a single shot to the back of her head.

Police believe the killing is drug-related. Her partner was arrested for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act last year.

Police are also awaiting for her family members to help in the investigation. (Cris Abayon/SunStar Cebu)