A BARANGAY tanod was found dead at Purok 7, Barangay New Carmen, Tugbok District, Davao City.

The body was found Thursday, August 14, around 4:50 p.m.

Police identified the victim as Melecio LanotanZuela, 68 years old, married and a resident of the said area.

Basing on the initial investigation conducted by police officer 3 Antonio Pino of Tugbok Police Station, the body was found by the victim's wife Remedios Mansing Menor lying on the rock-strewn with a head injury and lanzones fruits scattered around his body.

According to a report, the victim was believed to have fallen from the lanzones tree and hit his head on the rock, causing his death.

The cadaver of the victim was brought to Angel Funeral Homes, Calinan, Davao City.