Foreigner found hanging from tree

Posted at 11/15/2012 9:41 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- A foreigner was found hanging from a tree in Barangay Padang, Legazpi on Thursday.

Residents in the area reported to police at around 5 a.m. that the unidentified man's body was found in a dark area in a golf course.

Authorities said blood was seen on the victim's hands, which were tied together with an electrical tape.

They said it is possible that the man committed suicide.

The caretaker of the golf course said the man did not look familiar.

Police are still investigating the incident.

Authorities are also asking help from the Bureau of Immigration for the identification of the victim, who looked like an Indian, police said. -- Report from Thea Omelan, ABS-CBN News Bicol