Two bodies found dumped in Baguio City
BAGUIO, Philippines (UPDATED) – Two bodies – one inside Burnham skating rink and another at the Baguio City Market dump – were found this weekend while Baguio City was enveloped in fog and incessant rain.
Early last Saturday, August 11, workers at the skating rink found a body near the water tank. The body – having visible injuries on the face – was identified by his sister as Jeffrey Atubay Jalimao, 29, of Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya.*
Jalimao came to Baguio to work as a promodizer of SM Baguio. He was wearing black pants, a grey jacket, and a white T-shirt when his body was found. Police also found his watch and lunch box.
On Sunday, August 12, a city garbage collector working along Lower Magsaysay Avenue discovered a body wearing a brown T-shirt, black denim pants, and black Nike shoes. The body was wrapped in a garbage bag.
Scene of the Crime Operatives led by Police Superintedent Rodrigo Leal and Police Chief Inspector Juliet Albon found a stab wound on his right armpit and two wounds on the back. “Akyat Bahay” and “Mando” were scrawled on his chest with a black marker while a piece of paper taped inside the bag was written, “akyat bahay @ MANDO AKO,” “whos next,” “your next,” and “hehehehe."
A blue “HP” sling bag containing a pink lighter, two 5-peso coins, 3 one-peso coins, and a black wallet containing 4 Malaysian Dollar bills, 2,000 Indonesian rupiah, and 10 Indian rupees was also recovered from a garbage bag. The Identity of the male body is still unknown and was also brought to La Paz Funeral Homes for autopsy and identification. – Rappler.com
* Editor's Note: In an earlier version of this report, we mistakenly identify the victim Mherly Lomayog Manongyao, a security guard residing in Upper Apugan in Loakan, Baguio. She was the security guard who found the body. We deeply regret this error and apologize to Ms Manongyao.