AN UNIDENTIFIED man was burned to death after he reportedly set himself on fire at Rotonda, Cagayan de Oro City, Saturday afternoon, December 7.
Police said a witness saw the man standing on the road pavement and was soaked with a possible “fire accelerant.”
The man, who was wearing a hat and a scarf, reached into his pocket, lit something, and was suddenly ablaze.
Witnesses in the area said the man did not shout for help.
Investigators recovered a lighter beside the man's body.
Police are still investigating the incident but initially eyeing suicide as motive. (PJ Orias)