CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Police have yet to pin down the suspect in the rape and killing of an accountant of the Tarlac City local government after her body was found Thursday last week in a vacant lot in Barangay Lawy in Capas Tarlac.
A report from the Tarlac City police identifi ed the victim as Corazon Ofrecio, 52, a resident of Barangay San Manuel in the city, who was initially reported missing since Monday the other week.
Her decomposing body was discovered four days later by an employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways who was conducting a survey in the area.
Tarlac police acting director Senior Supt. Ritchie Medardo Posadas said Ofrecio’s body was identified by her husband Eduardo at the Lotus Funeral Homes in the city.
An autopsy done by the Tarlac police provincial laboratory indicated the victims was raped and then strangled to death.
Tarlac City Mayor Cristy Angeles denounced the gruesome killing and asked the police to immediately resolve the case.