ormoc-mapTACLOBAN CITY – A police officer in the city of Ormoc killed himself after his name was involved in the killing of a 64-year-old woman.

Victim was identified as P03 Eleazar Tero, former intelligence officer of Ormoc City Police Station 1.

PO3 Tero took his life at his own house in Baranggay Curva where he hanged himself with a rope.

Psupt Carlito Gallardo, acting chief of Police of Ormoc Police Station 1 said they are still investigating the cause of death of PO3 Eleazar though it was shown at the medical records that there is no foul play on the death of the said victim.

Tero is one of eight police officers from Ormoc who had been relieved from the post after being charged with murder and arbitrary detention due to the involvement of the death of Lorna Soza, woman whose body found at the swammpy area at Kanangga, Leyte.

Six other policemen are also facing murder case including the Ormoc Police Station 1 Commander Chief Insp. OmarCartalla, PO2 Ernie Clemencio, PO1 Ritchie Sy and PO1 Ryan Refuerzo./isumat.com