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Body of man fished out from Carigara Bay in Leyte

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 05:14 PM July 05, 2020

Members of the Fishery Law Enforcement Team of Carigara, Leyte lift the cadaver of Toto Petallana. (Photo courtesy of Carigara PNP)

ORMOC CITY – The remains of a man was found floating in Carigara Bay in Leyte last Friday morning by two fishermen.

The body has been identified as Toto Petallana, 60, a resident of Barangay Barugohay Central in Carigara town. Petallana was last seen by bystanders walking along the shore of the bay before going in for a swim, said Police Lt. Col. Bella Rentuaya, spokesperson of the Eastern Visayas police.

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The victim, who has a history of stroke, might have experienced a seizure while swimming, according to his relatives.

Petallana’s body was brought to the Rural Health Unit of Carigara town for a post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death.

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