12-year-old girl found dead in Samar after disappearing for 5 days | Inquirer News

12-year-old girl found dead in Samar after disappearing for 5 days

A 12-year-old girl was found dead in a grassy area in Basey, Samar on Sunday afternoon, five days since she went missing,

TACLOBAN CITY — A 12-year-old girl was found dead in a grassy area in Basey, Samar on Sunday afternoon, five days since she went missing,

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The decomposing body of Jelieca Lacaba was found by Arnulfo Agulla in Barangay San Antonio at about 4 p.m. while he was collecting coconut wine, according to a report from the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP) based in Palo, Leyte said.

The identity of the girl, a resident of Barangay Can-abay in Basey town, was confirmed by her family, who went to San Antonio after learning about the discovery of a dead body in the area.

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Lacaba had asked permission from her parents on October 5 that she was going to the Simeon Ocdol National High school to attend the Teachers Day celebration.

However, the Grade 7 student failed to return home, prompting her family to search for her whereabouts.

Lacaba’s family has sought police assistance to identify the perpetrators.

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