Engineer found dead in Batangas

by Arnell Ozaeta, ABS-CBN News Southern Tagalog

Posted at Jun 09 2014 09:39 PM | Updated as of Jun 10 2014 05:39 AM

BATANGAS - A 36-year-old engineer who allegedly committed suicide was found dead inside his house in Bauan town Sunday afternoon, police said Monday.

Police identified the victim as Clemente Abregunda , a civil engineer and resident of Castillo St., Brgy. San Roque in Bauan, Batangas.

An initial report said around 1:40 p.m., Bauan police received an information from the Bauan Doctors Hospital that a patient was rushed to their hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound in his head.

Investigation revealed that Abregunda was found by his wife Elma inside their comfort room, slumped in a pool of blood, around 1:00 p.m.

Abregunda was rushed to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Eduardo Anonuevo due to gunshot wound on the right side of his head.

Police recovered a caliber .38 Smith and Wesson gun inside the toilet that had a spent shell and 4 live bullets in its chamber.

Probers have yet to determine the reason behind the alleged suicide incident.