Iloilo probers find bodies of 2 owners in gutted shop

/ 09:02 AM July 09, 2015

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ILOILO CITY — Police and arson investigators are digging deeper into the death of Jose Daliva and Girlie Alabaran, owners of JD Calibration, a calibration center in Barangay Tagbac, Jaro District in Iloilo City.
Their bodies were found in separate places of their shop that was gutted by fire past 10 p.m. Wednesday.
​City Fire Marshall Superintendent Jerry Candido said Daliva’s body, which was found in the back of a car, appeared to have been wrapped in cloth or plastic. Albaran’s body was found in bed and bore stab wound in the neck. A knife was still embedded on her chest.
​There was no indication that the victims tried to flee when the fire broke out, Candido said.
​“It’s possible that the victims were killed and the establishment was intentionally burnt down to hide the crime,” explained Candido
​Scene of the Crime Operatives are scouring the shop with arson investigators for more evidence of foul play.


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