Farmer dies in wild boar attack in Quezon

DOLORES, Quezon – The body of a 64-year-old farmer suspected to have been killed in a wild boar attack was found in a grassy lot on Valentine’s Day in Barangay Mangahan here.

Police identified the victim as Ricardo Mendoza, a resident of Barangay Mangahan.

Investigation said a passer-by found the body of Mendoza lying face down at about 5:30 p.m. The passer-by reported his discovery to the police who informed his relatives.

Police inspected the victim’s body and found what appears to be the bite of a wild boar in his right upper thigh.

Mendoza’s body was taken to a funeral home and subjected to an autopsy facilitated by the municipal health officer.