AN ELDERLY was found dead inside his car along the national highway of Kilometer 14 in Barangay Calumangan, Bago City, Negros Occidental Thursday morning.
Chief Inspector Joeffer Cabural, city police chief, identified the fatality as Dr. Felix Valenzuela, 82, of Purok Matinipigon, Barangay Lag-asan.
He was a former city health officer and worked as a medical examiner at the Land Transportation Office in Bacolod City.
Cabural said they were informed by a concerned citizen early in the morning about a car parked beside the road since Wednesday evening.
Police responded and found Valenzuela inside unconscious with blood on his shirt.
Half of his body was bending when the scene of the crime operatives (Soco) checked the victim.
Police subjected Valenzuela to an autopsy to determine the cause of his death as there were no visible signs of struggle.
Cabural said the victim’s things were still inside the car, dismissing a possible robbery.
Investigation is ongoing.