Death of Foreign National Print

NEWS RELEASE NO: 051017-05


Chief, Regional Public Information Office

Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City

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Date   : May 10, 2017


Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City- A 73 year old, Japanese woman and a   U.S citizen identified as Naoko German Hiler, widow, business woman was found dead at her resident of Sitio Calaaan, Brgy. Masagana El Nido, Palawan by her son about 4:42 AM of May 5, 2017.



The unidentified suspects, one armed with a kitchen knife   were seen on the CCTV footage entered the house of the victim by destroying the kitchen door. Accordingly, the victim who was then sleeping woke out of bed to open the door to check the said noise when the suspects pushed her and thereafter stabbed her.


Autopsy examination conducted by the personnel of the Crime Laboratory Office Palawan disclosed that the cause of the victim’s death was due to multiple stabbed wounds on her neck, head, trunk and upper extremities of her body. Investigator initially established the motive of the killing is robbery because the safety deposit box of the victim with undetermined amount of money was discovered missing. Recovered from the crime scene is the kitchen knife measuring 10 inches long used by the suspects.


In-depth investigation is still being conducted by the personnel of El Nido Municipal Police Station   for the early identification and arrest of the suspects.