ORMOC CITY– A dead body of a man was found floating in a river in Calbiga, Samar with authorities have yet to determine the cause of his death.

The man, Esmeraldo Caburnay, 76, was fished out at the riverbank of Calbiga River in Barangay Polangi at about 4:30 pm on Saturday (May 20), the local police said.

The identity of Caburnay, who was from Brgy. Macaalan, also in Calbiga, was known by a friend after the municipal disaster risk reduction management office (MDRRMO) posted the incident on their Facebook account.

The police, however, have yet to know the circumstances of the death of Caburnay.