Girl drowns in Taluksangay PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 July 2016 14:33

By DAN TORIBIO JR.

A seven-year-old girl drowned off the shore of Taluksangay last Saturday afternoon.

Culianan police station identified the fatality as Armalyn Hiya y Perez, a resident of Purok 4, Taluksangay.

The incident took place around 2:30 p.m.

Police said Hiya’s body was already in their house when policemen arrived for investigation which revealed that Hiya and her playmates were swimming when the drowning happened. A fisherman identified as Galib Hassan, 38, found the girl floating in the sea.

The incident was reported to the girl’s family and they immediately retrieved the body and brought to their house.

Police said the girl failed to swim back to the shore when she went to deep water. – Dan Toribio