PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, Sept. 20, 2021–P/Major Eduardo Santos, the town police chief, said his investigators ruled out foul play in the drowning of Ronnel Ramos, 35, farmer, of Brgy. Burayoc, this municipality.
He said the victim, allegedly under the influence of liquor, went fishing off the river in Sitio Timpuyog yesterday afternoon.
Ericson Ramos, 33, said he last saw his brother alive when he left their house holding a fishing goggle or diving mask.
When he failed to return home in the evening, Ericson became worried and sought the help of the PNP and barangay officials.
In their joint search, they found the victim’s body floating below the bridge. (tri-media report)