CAMP RUPERTO KANGLEON, PALO, Leyte- A 58-year old man from Bobon, Northern Samar was drowned in a river Thursday (May 31) afternoon.
The victim was identified as Ruben Alzaga, a resident of Barangay Gen. Lucban of said town.
Reports reaching the regional Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters, said that at about 2:14 pm, the victim, who was having a drinking spree with his friends, went to the nearby Sawangan Point to catch fish.
But he failed to return to his friends as his lifeless body was found later floating in the water.
Initial investigation disclosed that the victim, who was already under the influence of liquor, could have been drowned.
His companions rushed him to a rural health unit for a post-mortem examination. (PR)