The China Post
Date: October 12, 2016
By: The China Post news staff
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Four corpses, suspected to be three Taiwanese and one Chinese, were found dumped in vacant lots in the Philippines, Tuesday, according to the country’s top broadcaster ABS-CBN.
The news report said a farmer in Bacolor, in the Philippines’ Pampanga province, discovered one female and two male corpses near a sugarcane field at 6:30 a.m.
Half of the woman’s body was buried, and her feet were fastened together with duct tape. The other two men are suspected to have bullet wounds on their foreheads.
They all appeared to be between 30 and 35 years old, the report said.
In related news, the police found another corpse of a Chinese man in the same province. Authorities said the man, surnamed Chen, had 25 knife wounds on his body when discovered in the San Fernando area.
The Philippines’ local television network TV5 also reported on the two incidents, saying that police are currently investigating whether the cases were related to drug trafficking. [FULL STORY]