Dead man found in Brgy. Mambaling remains unidentified

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mambaling policemen still haven’t identified the dead man found on a vacant lot in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City on November 17, 2022. Police Major Jonathan Taneo, Mambaling Police Station chief, said that they…

Murders, autopsies, and death certificates

Artemio V. Panganiban - @inquirerdotnet 11/07/2022

Justice Secretary Boying Remulla announced over the weekend that today, Nov. 7, separate murder charges will be filed against a “very high person”—the mastermind (along with several others)—in the brutal killing of radio broadcaster Percival Mabasa, aka…

‘Homicide’ by suffocation – Fortun on Percy Lapid ‘middleman’

Kathleen de Villa 10/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — An independent autopsy by top forensic pathologist Raquel Fortun on the body of Cristito Villamor Palaña, an alleged middleman in the assassination of broadcaster Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa, has bolstered conjectures of foul play…

Autopsy of ‘middleman’ in Percy Lapid killing raises more questions

Dexter Cabalza, Kathleen de Villa 10/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A leading forensic pathologist, Dr. Raquel Fortun raised questions on Saturday about the autopsy that was done on the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) inmate who allegedly contracted the Oct. 3 killing of popular radio…

Dead woman found floating off Mactan Channel identified

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Police are still waiting for the autopsy result to check if foul play was involved in the death of a woman whose body was found floating off Mactan Channel in Lapu-Lapu City on…

Cebuanos with ‘missing’ relatives told to visit Compostela Police Station

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bodies that were excavated from a vacant lot in Compostela town will be subjected to an autopsy this Wednesday, October 7, in an effort by the police to identify these individuals and determine…

PRO-7 wants Badian Police to explain failure to offer free autopsy on Badian minor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is asking the Badian police to explain why it did not recommend and offer a free autopsy on the 9-year-old boy found dead in his grandmother’s house. The…

With autopsy showing foul play, NBI-7 to probe Badian boy’s death

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) will further investigate the death of a 9-year-old boy, who was initially thought to have committed suicide following the results of the autopsy conducted…

Tuburan police: Help us to identify 2 burnt bodies found in Brgy Putat

Zena V. Magto and Paul Lauro 05/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are encouraging those, who have missing relatives, to visit the Tuburan Police Station and help them identify two unidentified bodies found in a secluded area in Sitio Matnog, Barangay Putat, Tuburan, a…

Lara: PNP autopsy made when Christine’s body was still ‘fresh’

Zena V. Magto 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With two opposing autopsy findings on the Christine Lee Silawan murder case, it will now be up to the court to decide which report to consider, said Dr. Benjamin Lara, chief medico legal…

Osmeña challenges police to release autopsy report of Balili

08/13/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña would like to see the autopsy report of SPO1 Roderick Balili. In a press conference, Osmeña said he is unconvinced that Balili died of accidental firing. He also questioned the heightened security…

NBI autopsy eyed for remains of former judge’s son

Jessa Mae Sotto 07/27/2018

A retired judge whose adopted son died in a shootout with police in Barangay San Lorega, Cebu City last July 20 will ask the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a new autopsy on his son’s…

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