F. EscalanteAge 35
26 Jan 2021
Dumaguete City, Visayas (Philippines)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/26-Jan-2021/F. Escalante
F. was found dead from a gunshot wound in the passenger seat of a locked white sedan car. Her head was wrapped in plastic and the body tied to the seat.
BREAKING (updated 7:09 p.m.): A member of the LGBT community was shot dead inside a car parked on the roadside of the Diversion Road in Barangay Isugan, Bacong town this afternoon. Police identified the victim as [deadname] Escalante, 35, a resident of Barangay Apolong, Valencia.
Escalante was found dead inside a white sedan; police found a gunshot wound in the victim's body, while her head was wrapped in plastic.
The sedan where she was found had been reportedly parked on the Diversion Road since Monday night. Escalante's body was only found several hours later by employees having lunch near the mango tree where it was found under. Local authorities have yet to determine the motive for the crime.
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