FLORA, Apayao – A 75-year old farmer was found lifeless by his relatives inside his house at Poblacion East here Friday.
Senior Superintendent Felix Dayag, officer-in-charge of the Apayao Provincial Police Office, identified the victim as Dominador T. Rosario, 75, single, farmer and a resident of barangay Poblacion East, Flora, Apayao.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim was last seen alive by concerned residents in the area and was said to be under the influence of liquor. However, when his step son went to see him inside his house, he found the victim lying on his bed and when he tried to wake him up, he failed to respond that promoted him to seek assistance from concerned neighbors.
Dra. Amy Liza Maruquin, attending physician, examined the cadaver and found out that victim incurred lacerated wound on the left eyebrow and on the right infra orbital area.
The victim’s family refused to subject the cadaver to the required autopsy after they found out the reason for his untimely demise.
By Dexter A. See