Inmate found dead inside Nueva Ecija jail

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 16 2014 07:39 PM | Updated as of Jan 17 2014 03:39 AM

MANILA - An inmate allegedly hanged himself inside his cell at the Nueva Ecija Provincial Jail on Thursday, police said.

The inmate, Alvin Baltazar, used a nylon cord to hang himself inside his cell in the Molave detention cell, according to Jail Supervisor Alfredo Donato Sr.

The victim was brought to a hospital but died while being treated.

Cabanatuan police are still investigating the incident.

They found the victim's cell cleaned of all traces of the incident. -- report from Robert Mano, dzMM