MANILA - The body of a woman, whose breasts and private parts were burned, was found in Barangay Acacia, Buhangin District in Davao City on Wednesday morning.
The body was discovered by residents past 6 a.m., about 8 hours after they heard a gunshot on Tuesday night.
Police said the woman sustained a gunshot wound in the head.
Her breasts and private parts were also burned.
The victim, who has yet to be identified, was wearing a 3/4-sleeved blouse and black leggings, with hair dyed blonde.
She was about 5 feet tall and about 20 years old.
She had a flower tattoo mark on her right leg.
Recovered from the crime scene were bottles of liquor.
Police believe the victim had a drinking session with the still unidentified suspect before she was killed.
Police said the woman's body will undergo autopsy to determine if she was also raped. -- Report from Claire Cornelio, ABS-CBN News Southern Mindanao