Boy's corpse found in river in Malabon

Posted at | Updated as of 04/25/14 8:15 PM

MANILA – The body of a boy who may have drowned was found floating in Brgy. Catmon, Malabon on Friday morning.

The boy, who has not been identified, is believed to be 7 or 8 years old.

Rescuers said the boy must have been swept away by the current while he was swimming in a river.

Reports indicate that the corpse was already swollen, indicating that it had been floating in the water for several days already.

The Malabon Rescue Team, meanwhile, will be coordinating with the nearby cities and areas to identify the family of the boy.