Man's body found inside sack in Samboan

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A body placed in a sack was found at the seashore in Barangay San Sebastian, Samboan town, southern Cebu on Sunday morning, June 12, 2022.

Staff Sergeant Serge Hiramis, investigating officer of Samboan Police Station, identified the victim as Ricardo Geromo, 42, of Barangay Camburoy, Samboan town in southern Cebu.

Geromo bore a gunshot wound in the chest.

Chief Master Sergeant Bethoven Rocamora, investigating officer, said that around 7:40 a.m. on Sunday, the duty desk officer received an information from a certain Romy Omaya, of Barangay Sebastian, about the dead body that they found at the seashore, who was later identified as Ricardo Geromo.

According to Omaya, his fisherman neighbor told him that he spotted a sack and discovered the body of a man with his both feet tied.

Geromo was brought to the municipal rural health unit for an examination and it was learned that he was shot.

Around noon on the same day, the family of the victim decided not submit the victim to an autopsy as they were satisfied with the doctor's examination.

Meanwhile, the Samboan police are still conducting an investigation to determine the suspect behind Geromo's death. (GDC, TPT)

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