Police: No foul play in death of 18-year-old who drowned in Guadalupe River

Rosalie Abatayo 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Guadalupe police did not find any trace of foul play in the death of an 18-year-old man from Barangay Kalunsan in Cebu City, who was said to have drowned in floodwaters Tuesday night,…

‘No Swimming areas’ below Mandaue side of bridges will be strictly monitored to prevent drownings

Norman V. Mendoza 11/25/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippipnes — Their will be strict monitoring of the “No Swimming” areas below the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges. Felix Suico, Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office head, said this amid the latest drowning incident below…

Heroic effort to save drowning co-workers costs man his life

08/26/2019

SAN NARCISO, Zambales–A 21-year-old man died after rescuing his two drowning co-workers while they were swimming in a public beach here on Sunday (Aug 25). Senior Insp. Noel Sitjar, chief of the San Narciso Municipal Police, said…

Father-daughter border drowning highlights migrants’ perils

Associated Press 06/26/2019

MEXICO CITY — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl’s head tucked inside. Her…

Body of foreign national found floating in Dalaguete

Benjie Talisic 06/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Fishermen found the lifeless body of a foreign national floating in the seas off Dalaguete town, southern Cebu on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Police Corporal Rex Pelonio, Desk Officer of the Dalaguete Police Station, identified…

Ecija man dies while saving 3 kids from drowning

Inquirer.net 09/30/2018

CABANATUAN CITY — A 39-year-old man lost his life Saturday afternoon while rescuing three children from an irrigation canal in the Nueva Ecija city of Gapan, the police said. Renato Samson jumped into the canal when he…

Body of drowning victim found

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/11/2018

One of the two students who disappeared while swimming in the sea off Minglanilla was found on Wednesday. Myrrha Daven, Minglanilla local disaster officer, said the body of Seigfreid Sagadsad was found floating in a shallow portion…

Fisherman dead after drowning in Balamban

Rene Alima 04/24/2018

A 60-year-old man drowned while catching fishes in the waters off the coast of Barangay Pundol, Balamban town on April 23, Monday afternoon. The victim was identified as Ruperido Dom-Dom, from Barangay Baliwagan who was with his…

3-year-old boy dead after drowning in Minglanilla

Raul Constantine Tabanao 04/10/2018

A three-year-old boy drowned in a resort’s swimming pool in Barangay Tungkil, Minglanilla town in southern Cebu past 9 a.m. Monday, April 9. Minglanilla police identified the boy as Leebrent Cañoneo from Sitio Alaska, Barangay Mambaling, Cebu…

Fisherman found dead after drowning in Dumaguete City

Benjie Talisic 03/29/2018

DUMAGUETE CITY – A 63-year-old fisherman drowned in the waters off Barangay Santa Monicain on Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Melencio Luces, 63, a resident of Barangay Bajumpandan. SPO1 Diego Tuble of Dumaguete City police…

Family of drowning victims receive P10K cash aid

Morexette Erram 02/07/2018

The family of the mother and daughter who drowned after a banca they rode in capsized off the waters off Camotes Island will receive P10,000 in cash aid from the provincial government. Marivic Garces, chief of the…

Hashtags member dies from drowning

Marc Cosep 11/11/2017

A member of Hashtags, a boy group of ABS-CBN’s noontime show, “It’s Showtime” died from drowning in Davao Occidental on Saturday afternoon. According to a report by ABS-CBN, Franco Hernandez–together with his girlfriend and another member of the…

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