Dead body found in Zamboanga City

by Queenie Casimiro, ABS-CBN News Zamboanga

Posted at Apr 18 2014 09:38 PM | Updated as of Apr 19 2014 05:38 AM

ZAMBOANGA CITY - A cadaver was found in a vacant lot in Sittio Tarlangit, Barangay Cawit in Zamboanga City just before noon on Maundy Thursday, police said Friday.

The lifeless body of a man was found beside a tree.

He was wearing gray pants and patterned shirt.

Authorities believe the victim has been dead for a few days and the body has started decomposing.

Residents in the area said the unidentified victim is not a resident of the community.

Police are investigating the incident to identify the victim and the cause of his death.