Missing health worker in Cagayan found lifeless in apartment

BAGUIO CITY (April 26, 2022) – Authorities on Monday afternoon found the lifeless body of a medical health worker at the Cagayan Valley Medical Center (CVMC) inside her apartment in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.
The victim was identified as Ma. Jennifer Suzette Racadio Oñate, 27, married and a native of Gattaran, Cagayan.   She was renting an apartment in Tumanguil Street, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City.
She was earlier reported to the police as missing on April 23, 2022, when she cannot be contacted by her husband Renz Oñate.
Police said the body of the victim was discovered at around 5:00 PM Monday already emitting a foul odor and was wrapped with a blanket and put inside a box.   The box was hidden under a room beside her apartment.
The police reported that the room where the victim was discovered is rented by Vilfred Carodan, 31, and his live-in-partner Xyzerlyn Areola Evangelista, both natives of Barangay Smart, Gonzaga, Cagayan.
Also found in the room is their luggage bag of Oñate containing her things including her clothes which were stained with blood.
Police claimed that the live-in partners Carodan and Evangelista who fled but were caught at barangay Smart, Gonzaga town also on Monday were considered persons of interest.
Artemio A. Dumlao
Amianan Balita Ngayon