LAGANGILANG, Abra – A 60-year old mentally ill woman was found lifeless inside the compound of the Abra State Institute of Science and Technology (ASIST) here at around 6:35 pm Thursday.
Senior Superintendent Antonio Bartolome, provincial director of the Abra Provincial Police Office, identified the victim as Suzana Tejero Trongco, 60, a resindet of sitio Sinabaan barangay Tagodtod, Lagangilang, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed as per the interview with her relatives, the victim had been reportedly suffering from mental illness prior to the discovery of her dead body inside the school campus.
Police preatives and elements of the Scene of the Crime Operation (SOCO) team ruled that there was no foul play in the untimely demise of the victim considering that she had no signs of external injuries.
It was recommended that the victim’s body be subjected to autopsy but her relatives refused to do so.
The victim’s cadaver was then brought home by her relatives in order to give her a descent burial.
By Dexter A. See