GAPAN CITY -- An unidentified dead man was found stuffed inside a garbage bag in this city last Friday, police said yesterday.
City police commander Supt. Peter B. Madria said the said cadaver was accidentally discovered by a boy in a grassy lot along the riverbanks in Purok 6, Bgy. Pambuan at 8:30 a.m.
Madria said the unidentified boy was scavenging for valuable items in the area when he saw the body which was stuffed inside a black garbage bag.
An initial investigation by the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) showed that the victim was hogtied with a silver-gray duct tape.
The victim was described as between 25-30 years old, of medium-built, with fair skin, about 5’3” in height, wearing blue shorts, white sando with “Tribal” marking, Lacoste brief and had an earring on his left ear.
Madria said they are interviewing possible witnesses and checking on CCTV cameras installed in the area for any clues that could help in the investigation.
The victim’s cadaver was brought to the Jacinto Funeral Parlor in Bgy. San Lorenzo here for autopsy.
Over in Talavera town, a branch of Robinson’s Supermarket in this first-class municipality was robbed of a still undetermined amount of cash by unidentified burglars last Friday.
Robbed was its branch located along Maharlika Highway in Bgy. Esguerra here.
Town police commander Supt. Joe Neil E. Rojo said the heist was discovered at 5:40 a.m. when receiving supervisor Erwin Domingo, 30, of Bgy. Poblacion Sur entered the supermarket and saw the treasury office forcibly opened.
Rojo said the suspects destroyed the safety vaults inside the treasury office and carted away an undetermined amount of money kept inside the vaults.
Rojo said they are still investigating the robbery.