According to SPO1 Jay Santos- at 6:55am at corner of Matimyas and Maceda Streets in Sampaloc, Manila- a Garbage collector Arnold Amorao opened a garbage bag and found a box sealed with packaging tape. Curious he opened it and found a torso.
The victim's wife Thea Bote Abesamis was able to identify his remains through his clothing. The young couple got married in July last year and was a client of lawyer Raymond Fortun- who revealed in a FaceBook post that the victim's Toyota Altis vehicle was also nowhere to be found.
The victim has no known enemies according to his family. Carnapping or a grudge against the victim is being eyed as a motive by Manila Police.