5 drown in Pangasinan, N. Ecija


Posted at Apr 15 2013 03:49 PM | Updated as of Apr 15 2013 11:49 PM

MANILA – Five lives were lost in separate drowning incidents in Pangasinan on Sunday.

Donato Macam, 44; and his son Danson, 22, drowned during a family trip at a beach in Barangay Maniboc, Lingayen town Sunday morning.

Donato's remains have been recovered, while Danson's body remains missing.

Meanwhile, 14-year-old Cleomar Justin Versoza and 18-year-old Matthew Pasiliao also drowned during their families' trips at a beach in Barangay Estanza, also in Lingayen.

In Nueva Ecija, the three-year-old child of Milen Miranda drowned after falling into Labong River in Barangay Tabing Ilog, Licab town.

The victim's mother allegedly did not notice that the unattended toddler already went with some children to the river. – reports from Melanie Heng and John Germono, ABS-CBN News North Central Luzon