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Boy found dead off Bohol Sea

by on Oct.27, 2010, under Places

Eight year old boy was identified by his 40 year old father through a bronze ring found in his possession. Two days after he went missing, a boy’s lifeless remains were found floating by a fisherman from Talisay City on the waters off Quaming Island, Bohol province. At first the fisherman thought that it was dog but he look closer to inspection to confirm that it was a decomposing body of a boy. The boy was found by the 54 year old fisherman who was heading home when he spotted the body floating on the waters. He directly alerted the barangay officials who then called the fisheries team to recover the victim’s remains. The city government gave P5, 000 in financial aid to the victims and two the other children. It was three children were swept by floodwaters along with their grandmother in sitio Cabuan, Barangay Cogon in Naga City, southern Cebu. The sister of the victim, a 13 year old was found dead floating in a nearby river in sitio Cabuan. The grandmother and the other children were able to hold on to the big rocks and were not swept by floodwaters. The capitol which is also allocated P5, 000 aid of the family victim and ordered its personnel to survey the area.

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