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Dead man’s body found in garbage dump in Bacolod City

By: Carla Gomez - Inquirer Visayas | June 29,2022 - 10:56 AM

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FILE PHOTO: The Negros Occidental Capitol in Bacolod City. INQUIRER FILES/Photo by Andy Alvarez

BACOLOD CITY — The body of a man was found in a garbage dump along Palanca Road in Barangay 8 on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

This brings the shooting incidents in Bacolod City to 13, at least 10 of whom were all killed in June, said Lt. Col. Sherlock Gabana, Bacolod police spokesperson.

The latest victim was identified as Mark Borbon Decolongon, 37, of Purok Woodstock, Barangay Tangub, Bacolod City.

Gabana said Decolongon was a “known drug user, seller, and thief.”

The victim suffered gunshot wounds on his neck and chest. His body was discovered at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Recovered from the crime scene were two empty shells of a .45 caliber pistol, police said.


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