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Inmate found dead in Cebu jail

Christell Fatima Tudtud - The Philippine Star
Inmate found dead in Cebu jail

Ronel Birao, 31, was reportedly beaten up and strangled by another inmate identified as Joebert Talabroso, 31, Senior Police Officer Winston Ybañez, homicide investigator of the Cebu City police, said yesterday. Philstar.com/File Photo

MANILA, Philippines — An inmate was found dead at the Cebu Provincial Rehabilitation and Detention Center on Friday.

Ronel Birao, 31, was reportedly beaten up and strangled by another inmate identified as Joebert Talabroso, 31, Senior Police Officer Winston Ybañez, homicide investigator of the Cebu City police, said yesterday.

Talabroso was placed in an isolation cell following the incident.

Ybañez said they would file murder charges against the suspect tomorrow. – Lorraine Mitzi Ambrad

CEBU PROVINCIAL REHABILITATION AND DETENTION CENTER

JOEBERT TALABROSO

RONEL BIRAO

WINSTON YBAñEZ

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