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Taxi driver found dead in Pasay City

MANILA, Philippines – A taxi driver was found dead inside his parked vehicle in Pasay City Wednesday night.

The Pasay City police identified the fatality as Edgardo Egan, 54, a Mandaluyong City resident.

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Case investigators said security guard Gerald Warque, who was stationed near a construction site along F.B. Harrison corner Gotamco Streets, saw passersby milling around a taxicab with plate number UVW-582 at around 9:30 p.m.

Warque said he later spotted the victim’s body with stab wounds in the driver’s seat.  He promptly reported his discovery to Cpl. Anthony Rico of the Buendia police community precinct.

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Police said five latent prints were lifted from the vehicle’s window.

Egan’s body was brought to Rizal Funeral Homes for autopsy.

Further investigation is ongoing.  (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)

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