GLOBAL ONE NEWS (G1)—A 16-year-old girl has been found dead in a village in Cebu, the Philippines.
Pictures show the victim was lying lifeless on an open ground in Sitio Mahayahay in Lapu-Lapu City.
Authorities said her body was found Monday, Mar. 11 naked from the waist down. She sustained 20 stab wounds and her face was skinned to the bone.
The victim — who authorities named as Christine Silawan — was reportedly last seen at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 10.
According to Silawan’s mother, her daughter left home to serve on a Sunday mass. Silawan was a church collector at the Sacred Heart Parish in Barangay Pajac.
Silawan’s mother reported to police her daughter was missing when she failed to come home that night.
Authorities said they had talked to witnesses who claimed Silawan was seen with three men before she had gone missing.