April 3, 2010. A body was found on a grassy patch in Barangay Zone 3, Dasmariñas, Cavite. “Yong bangkay na natagpuan ay bangkay ng batang lalaki,” Police Officer 3 (PO#) Rey Afable of the Dasmariñas police tells ABS-CBN Scene of the Crime Operatives. “Medyo nilalanggam na nga.”
Alma Gatchalian remembers that fateful day of April 28, 2010. She had just received the most dreadful news anyone could expect—her brother, Rodyric, was dead.