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Woman found dead at Baguio pawnshop near City Hall, police station

By: - Correspondent / @eespirituINQ
/ 06:09 PM August 15, 2018

The bound and gagged remains of a woman is taken out of a pawnshop near the Baguio City Hall and the Baguio City Police Office on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 15). The woman was discovered by a client. Photo by EV Espiritu

BAGUIO CITY – A customer found a dead woman inside a pawnshop here on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 15).

The pawnshop is just a few meters away from the Baguio City Hall and the Baguio City Police Office.


The remains of the 23-year-old store clerk were found before 5 p.m. inside the 202 Cellfone Pawnshop along the busy Abanao Road. Her body was bound and her throat slashed.

Forensic investigators said the woman may have been killed in the morning.


Saleswomen manning a neighboring store said they did not realize an intruder had entered the pawnshop. They said the slain woman had been working at the pawnshop for the past few months.

Security camera footage recorded a man, wearing a face mask, exit the pawnshop past 9 a.m., police said.

The police had yet to determine if any pawnshop items were stolen.

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