ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The remains of a lady “quack doctor” was found last week in a forest in Brgy. Damayan, Sapian, Capiz after missing for four months.
Edwin Orale and Ricky Fojas, both residents of Damayan were gathering firewood in the area when they stumbled on the bones of Maria Bella Abdula, 53, of Sitio Agpasi Brgy. Cabagnila Altavas, Aklan at around 3 p.m. of April 11, 2019.
Police investigation indicated that Abdula left their home on January 7, 2019 to attend a birthday party in Damayan but she failed to go home.
Abdula’s live-in partner Marcelino Paciano, 69, identified the remains.
Police believe that the victim may have suffered an ailment which caused her death. Her remains are presently in the custody of a funeral home pending examination.