Woman, 78, found dead in Vitali river PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 November 2014 11:57

A 78-year-old woman was found dead along the river in Sitio Taloptap, Vitali last Satuday afternoon.

The body of Zenaida Ocampo y Cuartocruz was discovered around 5:30 p.m. in prone position.

A report from the Vitali Police Station said Ocampo left home and went to gather shells locally known as “tuway” aboard a small vinta around 3 p.m.. She failed to return. Two and a half huurs later, residents recovered her body along the river.

The body was brought to Gamalinda Funeral Parlor for post mortem examination.

Police were still trying to find out how she died. Initial theory is that the woman drowned while gathering shells. – Dan Toribio Jr.