ORMOC CITY– Residents of Sitio Bagacay, Barangay May Igot in Lapinig, Northern Samar were shaken by the discovery of a dead body approximately 30 meters away from the national road around 9:50 am on March 7.

The deceased, an unidentified male, was found wearing a white t-shirt and yellow shorts, adorned with a comic character tattoo on both arms.

Residents in the vicinity speculated that the victim might have been killed elsewhere and then dumped in the area. However, none of the locals could recognize or identify the individual.

Police reports indicated that the body was blindfolded, with evidence of dried blood on the head. The deceased was then transported to Gamay District Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Authorities further revealed that the victim was not a resident of Brgy. May Igot.
The local police urged anyone with information that could lead to the victim’s identification to come forward and assist in the investigation.