Dead body found in Zamboanga City

Posted at 04/18/14 9:38 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY - A cadaver was found in a vacant lot in Sittio Tarlangit, Barangay Cawit in Zamboanga City just before noon on Maundy Thursday, police said Friday.

The lifeless body of a man was found beside a tree.

He was wearing gray pants and patterned shirt.

Authorities believe the victim has been dead for a few days and the body has started decomposing.

Residents in the area said the unidentified victim is not a resident of the community.

Police are investigating the incident to identify the victim and the cause of his death.