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11-yr-old boy who fell in QC creek found dead—police

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
08:22 PM January 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The missing 11-year-old boy who accidentally fell into a creek in Quezon City was found dead Friday afternoon, according to police.

According to a report of the Quezon City Police District Station 10 (Kamuning), the child’s body was retrieved at 12:53 p.m. by personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard and Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.

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The body was later brought to the nearest hospital.

The boy, along with his two friends, was trying to get a ball they saw in a creek on Parkway Street corner Tomas Morato Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

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Police said that the boy climbed over the barrier of the creek but lost his balance and fell into the tributary.

A search drive was later launched for the boy but was halted at 10 p.m. Thursday due to poor visibility in the area.

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