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Japanese national drowns in Cebu beach resort

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MANILA, Philippine – A foreigner drowned in a beach resort in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu Monday, a report reaching the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Tuesday.

The victim was identified as Michio Morishita, 53, a Japanese national, Chief Superintendent Agrimero Cruz, PNP spokesman, said.

Morishita was swimming in Hadsan Beach Resort of Barangay (village) Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City around 3 p.m. when he drowned.

He was rushed to the Mactan Doctor’s Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. Morishita’s remains were brought to Rolling Hills Funeral Services for autopsy.


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Tags: Accidents , Cebu beach resort , drowning , Japanese national , Police , resort


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_46A22HWZC6HS2TSWMSMLQYNNVE ChameleonO

    Hadsan beach is treacherous because of the huge corrals and deep beach’s angle of deceleration. And never swim if you are drunk.

  • Anonymous

    In my opinon, it happens quite often that foreigners drown at almost the same place. Is that place dangerous for swimming?



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