BAUAN, Batangas -- A 36-year-old jobless man was found dead along the shoreline of Sitio Balanggutan, Bgy. Sta. Maria, here, on Monday.
Town police chief Supt. Eduardo Balita identified the victim as Jose Niño Abel Erlano, married, of Sitio Balang-gutan, Bgy. Sta. Maria.
According to Balita, Bgy. San Pedro Chairman Rogel D. Dinglasan informed the police station about the dead person found and immediately dispatched his men to the area.
Investigation disclosed that at about 6 a.m. Monday, local residents saw the lifeless body of the victim lying facing down, without upper garment and wearing brown shorts, said detectives PO3 Louie Ericson Brual and PO1 Ronner Herman Alzate.
Balita said the victim was identified thru his identification card found in his short pants.
A team from the Batangas Provincial Crime Laboratory Office processed the incident.
The body of the victim now lies at Funeraria Bautista in Bgy. Manghinao, Bauan town.