SECTIONS
Monday, February 18, 2019

Decomposing body found

RESIDENTS in Galaxy, Purok 4, Barangay Gusa, Cagayan de Oro, Sunday morning discovered a dead body placed inside a sack.

Senior Inspector Evan Viñas, chief of the Agora police station, said the body was already in a state of decomposition that authorities could hardly identify the victim.

Viñas said witnesses’ accounts revealed that the body was dumped by a driver of a white pickup truck without plate number in a vacant lot in the area on Saturday afternoon. However, residents only found out that it was a cadaver on Sunday morning.

The victim wore black t-shirt printed with “alien” on it and a pair of short pants.

Viñas said the victim was brutally killed.

He said the victim has several tattoos in his body, but they have yet to determine his affiliation to a group of criminals in the city.

Dr. Christian Caballes of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (Soco) assessed that the victim died was strangled using a cable wire.

“Wala ho siyang injuries sa katawan o ulo. (It could be) asphyxia due to strangulation,” Caballes said.

Earlier reports revealed that the victim has several tattoos in his body including a mark of BM-29.

The Soco recovered cable wires and a packaging tape at the crime scene that was likely used to strangle the victim to death.

Residents ignored a sack dumped in the area thinking that it was only a dead dog or any animal or garbage.

Later, they noticed a foul smell coming out from the sack, when they decided to take a look, they found a dead body.
style="display:block; text-align:center;"
data-ad-layout="in-article"
data-ad-format="fluid"
data-ad-client="ca-pub-2836569479021745"
data-ad-slot="1977900730">


VIEW COMMENTS
DISCLAIMER:

SunStar website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the SunStar management and its affiliates. SunStar reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.


Forum rules:

Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!