A 53-year-old businessman was found dead inside his car with a bullet wound on the chest by a security guard in Makati City, Metro Manila, police said Thursday. Security guard Nario Elic was in roving routine along Barangay Bel-Air when he noticed a parked Mercedes-Benz (WLZ-717) on the street with a man on the driver’s seat. Further check revealed the body of George Diploma with a gunshot wound from an M-16 riffle bullet. His car was parked a few meters away from his residence. Responding members of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) said Diploma’s death was self-inflicted having found no sign of struggle inside the car. The victim’s relatives told police Diploma was distraught over family woes.
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