BREAKING NEWS: Another drowning


Another drowning case happened this afternoon, Friday, on Saipan and this time the incident was at Laolao Bay.


Department of Public Safety Commissioner Robert Guerrero has confirmed that a 32-year-old man drowned.


Witnesses said a group of teenagers carried the victim’s body from the reef to the shore.


Police and an ambulance arrived. Medics tried to revive the victim with CPR, then transported him to the hospital.


More details to follow.


Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a senior reporter of Saipan Tribune. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has covered all news beats in the CNMI. He is a recipient of the CNMI Supreme Court Justice Award. Contact him at

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