American found dead in cell

February 02, 2019

A lifeless and naked body of a detained American national was found inside his detention cell inside an isolation room of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) compound of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) at Camp Bagong Diwa Friday in Taguig City.

Southern Police District (SPD) Public Information chief Supt. Jenny Tecson said the dead body of William Mark St Cyr, 55, native of Hampshire, USA was discovered at around 7:35 a.m. in a kneeling position while his head was bent down touching the pavement.

Witness Loreto Abacia, 48, food server, told police that when he passed at the isolation room to distribute food for breakfast to BI detainees, he noticed that the naked body of the victim in kneeling position, prompting him to inform the custodial personnel of the facility.

Taguig police homicide investigator are still conducting a follow-up investigation to determine the cause of death of the victim.