A POLICEWOMAN with a gunshot wound in the head was found on Thursday inside the compound of the Crime Laboratory Services (CLS) in Camp Crame, the headquarters of Philippine National Police (PNP).
Senior Supt. Wilben Mayor, PNP spokesman, in a phone interview identified the dead policewoman as Insp. Romela Medina, assigned at the finance service department of the Crime Laboratory Service.
The PNP spokesman said Medina’s body was discovered by PO3 Rhea Ribano at about 7:30 a.m. inside the finance office section of the Crime Laboratory Service (CLS).
Initial investigation said that Medina’s bore a gun-shot wound on the right temple. Investigators also found her .9mm Tangfolio pistol a few meters away from her dead body.
The PNP spokesman said that Medina was formerly assigned at the crime lab of the Manila Police District (MPD) before being transferred in Camp Crame after passing the police lateral entrance exam.
“She’s on an OJT (on-the-job training) at the crime laboratory after she passed the lateral entrance exam,” Mayor said.
The PNP spokesman decline to say if there was a foul play since the incident is still being investigated by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG). ANTHONY VARGAS