Carpenter dies due to electrocution in Mankayan

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MANKAYAN, Benguet July 26 – A 45-year old carpenter died after he was allegedly electrocuted while working in inside the residence of his employer at Aurora, Poblacion, here, Tuesday.

Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as  Noli Awal Bugtong, 45 years old, married, carpenter and a resident of Bay-o, Balili, Mankyan, Benguet.

Initial police investigation showed that the victim and his companion were working inside the residence of his employer that was undergoing renovation when he tried to plug the electric sander on the socket that caused his electrocution.

He was rushed to the Mankayan infirmary for initial medical treatment but he was later rushed to the Lepanto District Hospital where he later expired due to an alleged hart attack.

The case is still subject to further investigation by the responding police operatives of the Mankayan Municipal Police Station.

By Dexter A. See

 

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