High-school assistant principal found dead in Iloilo sugarcane plantation

Nony Basco, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 23 2017 03:29 AM

ILOILO — The lifeless body of a man was found in a sugarcane plantation in Barangay Naslo, Maasin town here on Wednesday morning.

The victim was identified as Dante Roldan, 59, and was the assistant principal of Cabatuan Comprehensive National High School.

Initial police investigation showed the victim was killed in the same place where his body was found. Authorities also believe the victim was hit with a hard object.

Investigators believe at least two people committed the crime, but have yet to determine the perpetrators' whereabouts.

No one witnessed the crime, but residents said they heard dogs barking in the area Tuesday night.

Investigation on the incident is ongoing.