EIGHT decapitated bodies believed to be those of missing fishermen were found inside a motorboat that drifted off the waters of Zamboanga City late Friday afternoon, police said on Saturday.
Maritime police and the Zam–boanga Public Safety Company recovered the already decomposing bodies from a motorboat floating between the waters of Sacol Island and Brgy. Manicahan. Authorities identified the fatalities as Mursid Ambasali, Jimmy Sannayani, Benjie Sannayani, Piyad Sannayani, Palaji Sannayani, Jeffrey Sannayani, Palari Buyong, and Maastal Jaolani, all said to be residents of Sitio Seaside, Brgy. Sangali, Zamboanga City.
While forensic investigators from the Western Mindanao police have been dispatched to the area, the suspects have yet to be determined.