ORMOC CITY– An elderly man was found dead while floating on a seashore in Naval, Biliran on Saturday (July 15) at about 6:45 am.

The police identified the victim as Pantaleon Mata, 65, who was last seen watching a basketball game as their village was celebrating its fiesta.

Based on the initial report of the local police, the victim was said to be under the influence of liquor and was seen to have gone to a seawall just behind the venue of the basketball game.

The dead body of the victim was seen at about 6:45 in the morning by a resident of the village. (ROBERT DEJON)