TUGUEGARAO CITY, PHILIPPINES– Residents found a dead body of a man floating in a river in Sanchez Mira town in Cagayan province.
In a report, Chief Inspector Virgilio Dorado Jr, the town police chief, identified the victim as tricylce driver Rodel Trabilla Rosales, 50, a resident of Centro 2 in Sanchez Mira.
Dorado said a resident called the police station around 5 pm on Tuesday, May 23, to report a cadaver floating in Buenavista River in the same town. Rosales was identified through his passport ID inside his pocket.
The victim’s body had since been retrieved and was brought to Northern Cagayan District Hospital for post-mortem examination, police said.
Dorado added that they are investigating the crime to identify the perpetrators.
Meanwhile, Rosales’ daughter Eda, in her Facebook posts, asked for justice on his father’s killing.
Eda posted a picture of her and his father beside a beach. She said the picture was taken at the request of her father.
“Pa, naaalala mo pa ba ‘tong picture na ito? Ito ang pinaka una-unahang picture naten togethere as I grew up.Ang saya natin dito ‘di ba? Naalala mo pa po ba? Sabi mo sakin nun “anak picture nga tayo” nahihiya pa kaya ako sayo nun kase ikaw pa ang nagyaya sakin imbes na ako,” Eda said. Northernforum.net
Read the full statement of the victim’s daughter here: