Graduating student drowns in Leyte

Graduating student drowns in Leyte


ORMOC CITY – A graduating student was believed to have drowned while swimming in a beach at Barangay (village) Guadalupe, Baybay City, Leyte at around 9 p.m. on Friday.

Anro Guden, 21, and a resident of Barangay Masarayao, Kananga town, Leyte, was rushed to the Baybay Hospital but was declared dead by the attending physician.

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Police Staff Sergeant Vincent Moquia, case investigator, said the victim along with his 12 boardmates agreed to have a night swimming at the beach at around 7:30 p.m.

While at the beach, Guden’s boardmates decided to take a dip in the sea with the victim staying at a shallow portion.

Guden was found by his friends at about 9:30 p.m. The group tried to resuscitate Guden but to no avail.

Guden was supposed to graduate after finishing his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science studies.