Body of missing man found in Ilocos Norte irrigation canal

Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 26 2016 04:42 PM

MARCOS, ILOCOS NORTE – The body of a missing construction worker was found submerged in an irrigation canal Thursday morning in Ilocos Norte.

The fatality was identified Vety Rosete, 20-year old and a resident of Barangay Elizabeth, Marcos.

Rosete's body was found in the canal with about one-foot deep water.

A resident of Barangay Ferdinand was on his way to visit his rice field when he discovered the body.

The father of two was reported missing the night before his body was recovered.

Police added that Rosete first had a drinking session with his co-workers and while on his way home driving his motorcycle, he allegedly lost control and crashed into the irrigation's box culvert causing him to fall into the water.

The victim sustained severe head injuries.

Police investigators have not found any foul play in Rosete's death.