Man found dead in Batangas hiking spot

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Posted at Apr 13 2013 04:37 PM | Updated as of Apr 14 2013 12:48 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The body of a still unidentified man was found dead in Mt. Maculot in Cuenca, Batangas Saturday morning, police said.
 
Cuenca police chief Sr. Insp. Joel Ilagan said the body was found at around 10 a.m.
 
Ilagan said they suspect that the body is that of a 27-year-old mountaineer who had been missing since Easter Sunday.
 
The hiker, Victor Joel Ayson, disappeared while trekking solo on Mt. Maculot on March 31.
 
However, Ilagan clarified that the body will have to undergo tests before they can confirm its identity. 
 
Investigations were still ongoing, as of posting. -- Report from Dennis Datu, dzMM