A 46-YEAR-OLD man who was said to be suffering from hypertension was found floating off the shore of Barangay Jampason, Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental, Wednesday, May 22.
Police identified the fatality as Julieto Mosquete, resident of said village.
The town’s rescue team responded and recovered the body, some 30 meters away from the shoreline around 4:20 p.m.
Authorities brought the body to the Jasaan Community Hospital, where the man was pronounced dead.
Investigators said the victim’s wife told them that her husband has hypertension and frequently skipped his maintenance medication.
Police are still investigating the incident.