Suspected summary execution victim found in QC

Posted at | Updated as of 05/05/13 7:37 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The corpse of a naked man was found inside a garbage bag thrown in the southbound lane of A. Bonificio Avenue in Barangay Amoranto NS, Quezon City, early Sunday morning.

According to initial investigations conducted by the Quezon City Police District’s (QCPD) scene of the crime operatives, the still unidentified victim bore a tattoo on his right shoulder of the words “Mendador Dela Cruz.”

QCPD-Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit investigator Anthony Tejerero said a garbage man first saw the plastic bag and immediately reported it to tricycle driver Randy Alba, who in turn informed barangay officials.

The victim bore stab wounds all over his body.

Police believe the victim was already dead when he was put inside the garbage bag and thrown in the avenue.

Authorities have taken fingerprints of the victim. -- Report from DZMM.