The search for a missing 5-year-old girl yesterday ended, when her lifeless body was found near their residence in Purok Malunggay, Brgy. Malingin, Bago City, Negros Occidental.
The body of the victim identified as Noelita del Carmen, that was placed in a sack, was discovered about 50 meters from their residence, Senior Inspector Hercules Trigue, deputy Bago City police chief, said.
Trigue said the minor was reported missing by her family Monday night.
An autopsy will be conducted, in response to reports that she could have been molested.
Trigue said they invited three “persons of interest” for questioning, in connection with her death.
Meanwhile, a certain Nonato Logarto was killed, while his companion, Antonio Esperal Jr. sustained an injury in the back, after they were both stabbed by two suspects on Monday in Brgy. Talaban, Himamaylan City.
Logarto, 40, who succumbed to a stab wound in the back, was declared dead on arrival at the Governor Valeriano Gatuslao Memorial District Hospital in Himamaylan City, where Esperal is also being treated.
The police identified the two suspects as Roslyn Gutierrez, alias Ka Bulls, and Jude Michael Horolan, both residents of Purok Rock Crusher in Brgy. 4, Himamaylan City. They immediately fled after the stabbing incident.
Two riding-in-tandem suspects also shot and killed a certain Jonie Noli also on Monday in Brgy. PIlar, Hinigaran.
Noli, of Brgy.7, Bacolod City, was also declared dead on arrival at the Hinigaran Medical Clinic.
The police recovered a long magazine of a 9mm caliber pistol with live ammunition, two empty shells and two slugs at the scene of incident.* GPB
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