ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao November 20 – A 63-year old man died after he allegedly drowned in his fish pond while tending to the contents of the pond at Minanga, Sta. Maria, here, Saturday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Alvino Jimmapa Lawagan, 63, married, and a resident of Purok 4 Sta. Maria, Alfonso Lista Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim was last seen by his grandson riding his motorcycle in front of the public market and informed the latter that he will be going to his fish pond to do something.
His family had been looking for him after he went missing for several days after which his lifeless body was found floating in his fish pond.
His family members brought his remains to their residence to be given the needed wake and burial.
By Dexter A. See