PCG: A 104-year old man from Surigao del Sur died from drowning last Sunday, December 04.

The victim was identified as Esteban Seronio, a resident of Bislig City, Surigao del Sur 

His son Emidio, 51, reported the incident to Coast Guard Station (CGS) Bislig and requested assistance to search for his missing father. 

Search and rescue operations was immediately conducted by the PCG in San Fernando River where Esteban drowned. The search was temporarily suspended, however, due to strong current and heavy rains in the area.

The victim's lifeless body was found the following morning and was turned over to St. Peter Funeral Homes for proper disposition.