A dead body was discovered last Saturday in Guindulman, belated reports said.
Guindulman police said the body was identified as Juanito Gaper, 54, of barangay Tabunok, Guindulman.
He was found unconscious with a wound on his head.
The victim was brought to a nearby hospital after being discovered but was declared dead upon arrival.
Police are conducting follow up investigation to determine the reason behind the wound or whether there is foul play in the death of the victim.