TARLAC City, Tarlac – Police are now looking into the gruesome killing of a female city hall employee in this city who was found dead along the grassy portion of Barangay Lawy, Capas, Tarlac on Thursday.
The body of Corazon Ofrecio, 52, of Barangay San Manuel in this city was already in the state of decomposition when she was found by an employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways while conducting a survey at the said area at around 9 a.m.
Senior Supt. Ritchie Medardo Posadas, acting director of the Tarlac Provincial Police Office, said the victim was found four days after she went missing last Monday.
On Thursday, her husband Ramon and nephew Eduardo identified her remains at Lotus Funeral Homes here.
According to an autopsy report conducted by the Tarlac Provincial Laboratory Office, the victim was strangled to death after she was raped by her attacker.
Tarlac City Mayor Cristy Angeles denounced the gruesome killing of the victim and asked the police for a thorough investigation and early resolution of the case.
Ofrecio was working at the accounting department of Tarlac City Hall at the time she was killed. (Rudy Abular)