stay-in employee of a hotel in Malate, Manila, was found hanging by the neck the other day inside the stockroom of the establishment.
SPO2 Maximo Bustamante of the Manila Police District-Station 9 identified the victim as Rogelio Tobia, an employee at the Aloha Hotel and residing at Block 3, Lot 10, Lirio Street, De Castor Village, Aniban 5, Bacoor, Cavite. His body was found at around 5 p.m. inside the stockroom and police initially ruled the incident as a case of suicide.
Renan Ros, 47, a cook at the said hotel, told the police that when he went to the stockroom, his knocks went unanswered.
With the use of a duplicate key, Ros opened the door and was surprised to find the victim dead and hanging from the ceiling with the use of a nylon cord.
He was was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.