Casili lass, 17, murdered

LAOAG CITY, May 31–Dona Mae Doña, a 17-year-old lass of Brgy. Casili, this city was found dead in a makeshift hut at Sand Dune in nearby Brgy. Talingaan here on Monday morning, May 25, police authorities said.

Dr. Joseph Adaya, city health officer, said he examined the victim and found that the body bore about 40 stabbing wounds in the different parts.

He described the victim as “over killed” citing the multiple knife wounds. He could not comment whether she was raped or not.

Police investigation showed that about 8 p.m. of Sunday, May 24, the victim was last seen alive at their barangay. She allegedly alighted into a motorcycle driven by an unidentified person and sped away towards unknown direction.

The victim was believed to have been killed in another place and later dumped her body at the Sand Dune to mislead investigators, said police chief Jeffrey Gorospe.

On Wednesday, City Mayor Chevylle Farinas personally visited the victim’s wake and handed a cash aid of the city government to the bereaved family. (tsg with ej, va, ma, nrt, ar, kl, ga reports)