Dead man commits suicide? PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 13:50

Investigators of the Tetuan police station under Chief Insp. Elmer Acuña are looking the death of a seaweed farmer whose body was found at the mangroves in Talon-Talon last Sunday afternoon.

Residents of Candido Drive, Talon-Talon reported to the police around 1 p.m.that a body was spotted more or less 800 meters away from the shorelines.

Acting on the report, policemen rushed to the place and learned from residents that the dead man’s identity is Expedito Fernando, a seaweed farmer and a resident of the same barangay.

Police investigators gathered that Fernando had been missing for three days after he left home.

Fernando’s step-daughter told the police that he tried to commit suicide for three times due to depression after her mother died recently.

Police said that they were still trying to determine the cause of Fernando’s death. – Dan Toribio Jr.