Dead man fished out of Dipolog river PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:44

The body of a dead man was found floating on a river at Bypass, Purok Pag-asa, Barangay Barra, Dipolog City around 6 a.m. last Monday.

Police said the dead man who was wearing polo shirt and long pants, barefooted, around 5’1” in height was later identified by his daughter.

The body was spotted by  Dioscoro Gumacial Y Rublico, 44, single, fisherman.

Mrs. Ophelia Pesquira Y Adriatico, 35, a resident of Canibongan, Villahermosa, Polanco, Zamboanga Del Norte identified her dead father as Benjamine Adriatico Y Lacay, 67, of Lower Gabi, Villahermosa, Polanco.

According to Pesquira, her father had a drinking session with his neighbor early Saturday night (July 19) and had been missing thereafter.

Further investigation revealed that the victim was drunk and was believed to have fallen into the river and drowned.