Worker drowns in resort’s pool

BAUTISTA, Pangasinan, Nov. 7 (PNA)– A resort worker drowned in a swimming pool of a resort he was watching in Barangay Villanueva here at about 9:00 p.m. of Nov. 5, according to the police.

The victim, Miguel Pablo, 27, was drunk when he went on a night swimming at the pool of Glorious May Resort situated in Barangay Villanueva, Bautista, according to the duty police personnel of the Community Police Precinct in Barangay Poponto, Bautista who received the report about the incident.

The report stated that Pablo, together with Mars Gallanez, caretaker of the resort, and a certain “Pakie”, were having drinking session inside the resort when all of a sudden the victim stood up and told his companions he will swim in the pool.

But after several minutes, Pablo did not return to their table prompting his companions to rush to the pool where they discovered the victim to have already drowned in the seven-foot deep water.

The victim was immediately rushed to the Bayambang District Hospital Bayambang where he was pronounced dead on arrival (DOA) by Dr. Estelita Suriben, attending physician.

The cadaver of the victim now lies at Nartates Funeral parlor in Barangay Canarvacan Alcala. PNA