Dead man in Lapu-Lapu identified

By: Futch Anthony Inso - CDN Digital Correspondent | December 13,2023 - 01:13 PM

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The body of a dead man found early Wednesday morning in Lapu-Lapu City has now been identified.

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The dead man who was found early Wednesday morning, has been identified by the victim’s father, the  Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) said.

The lifeless body of the male person was found at Zone 3 Saac 1, Barangay Buaya in Lapu-Lapu City, at around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2012.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Christian Torres, spokesperson of LCPO, identified the victim as JR Niya a.k.a. Eyok, a resident of Zone 6 in the said barangay.

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The father of the victim personally identified his son, Torres said.

The father allegedly told investigators that his son was involved in the illegal drug trade in 2019 and has a pending case.

Torres added that a concerned citizen discovered the dead man and immediately reported his discovery to authorities.

LCPO immediately dispatched a team from the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) to process the crime scene.


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