Binalbagan woman drowns

Posted by watchmen
September 19, 2023
Posted in News

By Mae Singuay

A woman’s body was found in an advanced state of decomposition along the river at Barangay Bagroy in Negros Occidental’s Binalbagan town at 11:55 a.m. on Sunday, September 17.

The victim was identified as 57-year-old Semme Olveros of Sitio Agbalangao in the town’s Barangay Amontay.

An initial investigation showed that on Friday, September 15 at around 2:00 p.m., Olveros together with her son and grandson crossed the river in Barangay Amontay’s Sitio Kabalantianan.

Police said they were swept away by the river’s strong current.

The children survived the incident./MS, WDJ

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