Missing fisherman found dead in Calatagan, Batangas

Published July 18, 2018, 3:48 PM

by AJ Siytangco

By Lyka Manalo

CALATAGAN, Batangas –– A missing fisherman who was reported missing Tuesday was found dead under the sea by the search and retrieval team here, Wednesday morning.

A report from Police Regional Office 4 A Calabarzon identified the victim as Antonio Cudiamat Jr.

Cudiamat’s body was found under the sea at Barangay Talisay, this town by the search and retrieval team of Calatagan Police and Calatagan Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) at around 7:45 a.m.

A post mortem examination will be conducted by Dr. Robert John Turno, Municipal Health Officer of this town.

The Calatagan chief of police, Chief Inspector Radam Ramos said Cudiamat and one companion while fishing at the seashore were washed away by huge waves.

Ramos said Cudiamat’s companion survived.

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