NBI to re-autopsy bodies of Quezon shootout victims


Passengers glance at the bullet-riddled vehicle of suspected criminals along a road in the town of Atimonan in Quezon province, about 140 kilometers (100 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines late Sunday Jan. 6, 2013. Philippine army special forces and police killed 13 suspected criminals in a gunbattle Sunday in the latest violence to erupt in the country in the past week. AP /Aaron Favila

MANILA, Philippines–The National Bureau of Investigation will conduct a re-autopsy of the bodies of the 13 fatalities in the alleged shootout in Atimonan, Quezon.

NBI Deputy Director for Regional Operations Services Virgilio Mendez told reporters Wednesday that medico legal team will conduct the re-autopsy.

The NBI added that a technical team will also be sent to the crime scene to gather more evidence.

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  • joerizal

    Bakit kailangang ulitin ang autopsy? Kung na-autopsy na yang mga yan, hinimay na ang utak at lamang-loob ng mga patay, ano pa ang makikita nila ulit? Ang re-autopsy ay effective kung may hinahanap silang chemical sa katawan…hindi para bilangin ulit ang tama ng bala. Ngayon lang sila pupunta sa crime scene? Pagkatapos ng maraming araw? Mga engot talaga ang forensics sa atin.


    Autopsy in order to confirm if the 13 died of gunshot wounds?

    Autopsy will not reveal what is the real score – jueteng or otherwise. Dead man do not tell tales.

    The surviving men in the third Montero should come out and testify what happened.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DT3XHI5DGCGGFI4ZWDCSH2K6OQ dodong

    I think wala na na 3rd SUV yan.gawa gawa lang yan kasi kung bumalik man yung 3rd SUV pabalik Bicol may checkpoint jan sa may munisipyo Plaridel saka dami check point jan madadaanan. Wala iba madadaanan jan maliban nalang patakbuhin nila yung “3rd SUV” sa dagat. 
    Isa sa kaduda duda jan, naglagay sila checkpoint sa mejo madilim na parte at wala masyado kabahayan na parte ng Maharlika Hi-way. Saka wala namang checkpoint jan dati pa, noong “shoot out” kuno lang nagkaroon checkpoint jan. 

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