Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte- At around 1:00 in the afternoon on January 3, 2019, one Myrna P. Suan, a resident of Brgy. Sinipay, Sibutad, Zamboanga del norte came to Sibutad Municipal Police Station and reported a found cadaver inside the shanty at the mangrove area of Brgy. Sinipay, Municipality of Sibutad.
Based on the initial investigation, the victim was identified as Jolito N. Bongcawel, male, single, 50 years old and a resident of Brgy. Bitibut, Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental and temporarily residing at the above mentioned place.
It was then found that the cause of death of the found cadaver was due to blood loss secondary to hemoptysis due to pulmonary TB as per examination conducted by Dr. Zacarias Tapayan, Municipal Health Officer of Sibutad, Zamboanga del Norte.
The cadaver was immediately buried due to decomposition stage.(Lyza Bautista)