By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
A Bago City District Jail inmate was found dead inside his cell, yesterday morning.
Police identified the fatality as 51-year-old Joshua Yap, a resident of Purok Kingfisher, Barangay 16, Bacolod City.
Jail Officer 1 (JO1) Lemel Like Singson, a guard at the facility, said he was doing his rounds when he discovered Yap unconscious in his bed.
Singson immediately called for help and rushed Yap to the Bago City Hospital, however, he was declared dead on arrival by hospital staff.
Bago City police, meanwhile, reported the victim’s remains will undergo an autopsy in order to determine the cause of death and if there was foul play involved./WDJ