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Body of missing fisherman found

A FISHERMAN who was reported missing on January 4, 2021, was found dead along the mangrove area in Rapik Island, Barangay Dapdap in Dolores, Eastern Samar.

A villager who was collecting fish shells in the area found the body around 7 a.m. Wednesday, January 13, according to the police.

The body was identified as Benjamin Roncales, 73, married, and a resident of Barangay Sta. Monica, Oras, Eastern Samar.

Police said Roncales was fishing off the waters in Barangay Sta. Monica before he was declared missing.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the fisherman’s death. (SunStar Philippines)


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