The disappearance of a young saleswoman in Palawan has prompted internet amateur sleuthing as a police probe into the case has dragged on for three weeks since she went missing.
Unconfirmed reports have flooded internet sites such as Tiktok, where user-generated films have amassed millions of views, since 22-year-old Jovelyn Galleno vanished Aug. 5, following her shift at a store within a mall in Puerto Princesa City.
According to local authorities, a relative of Jovelyn Galleno, 22, acknowledged rąping and murdėring her weeks after her ąbduction in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
Jovelyn’s cousin, Jobert, was alleged to have confessed to the police in the most recent episode of “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho.”
Iquin stated that Jobert pointed to the site of Jovelyn’s remains during the incident.
On August 23, the police investigated the grassy area of Pulang Lupa in Barangay Santa Lourdes.
Among the remains were Jovelyn’s personal things, including a black purse, a smartphone, and some identity cards.
However, Jovelyn’s family claims that the underwear discovered among the bones is not hers.
They were also perplexed as to why there were skeletal remains when Jovelyn had just been gone for three weeks.
Police have sought a DNA test to determine if the remains belong to Jovelyn.
Her family members were likewise skeptical that their relatives were involved in Jovelyn’s ąbduction.
The results of the DNA examination that was conducted found a skull and skeleton in Brgy. Sta. Lourdes, Puerto Princesa.
Based on the result, it is positive that it is Jovelyn Galleno.
According to the Regional Public Information Office of the PNP MIMAROPA
“Base sa resulta ng isinagawang DNA examination ng PNP Forensic Group sa DNA sample mula sa natagpuang kalansay at DNA buccal swab sa ina ni Jovelyn, lumalabas na 99.99% na tugma ang resulta.”