Body of boy, 7, found floating on Bohol town river

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 08:02 PM June 24, 2020

TAGBILARAN CITY—The body of a seven-year-old boy was found floating on a river in Valencia town, Bohol province on Wednesday (June 24).

The boy, Joross Octubre, a resident of Valencia town, went missing while swimming with neighbors on Tuesday (June 23).


Investigators believed the boy drowned in the river.

SMsgt Jay Ydulzura, chief investigator of Valencia police, said investigators found no signs of foul play, citing findings by Dr. Rosalyn Baja, the towns health officer, who examined the boy’s body.



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