Cop found dead

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

THE police are conducting a thorough investigation to unmask the suspects responsible in the killing of a policeman who was found dead in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay on Monday.

The Zamboanga Sibugay Police Office (ZSPO) identified the slain policeman as Police Officer 2 (PO2) Jonnel Ryan Diaz, 29, who was assigned in the municipality of Buug.

The police said Diaz was found dead by his father, Romy Diaz, around 1 p.m. Monday at a lodging house in the village of Sta. Cruz, Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay.


The police said the victim has clear head injuries suspected to have been hit by a “concrete object” by an unidentified person that caused his untimely death.

The authorities noted that the police from nearby Imelda town have arrested a teenager for having in his possession the belongings of Diaz before the latter was found dead.

Among Diaz's belongings recovered from the teenager were a motorcycle, a .9-mm pistol, and black bag containing other personal belongings.

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