Alleged rape victim found dead in Cavite

Posted at 12/05/2012 1:58 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- An alleged rape victim was found dead in Binakayan, Cavite, police said.

The victim, aged between 7 to 10 years old, was found dead near a fish pond along Fatima Road.

The Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) said the still unidentified victim was naked and her hands were tied.

The victim's face was also covered with packaging tape and her own clothes were used to cover her eyes.

SOCO said her body also bore wounds in her private parts.

Investigations are still ongoing. -- Report from Eric Dastas, dzMM