Boy drowns in swamp PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 June 2011 16:58

An eight-year-old boy accidentally drowned in a swamp at Zone 5, Putik last Saturday noon.  
The fatality was identified as Elton John Caballero y Alfonso of Lobregat Village, Putik.

A police report disclosed that Caballero together with friends, Sherwin Mark Wong, Jerico Perocho and a certain Rey-Rey went to the swamp to frolic when the incident took place.

Police said that Caballero went into the deep part of the swamp and failed to swim back to shore.
His three friends who are all minors failed to rescue him.

Police said Caballero died on the spot and his body was retrieved later.
The Divisoria police were still investigating the case. — Dan Toribio Jr.