BREAKING NEWS: Man dies while fishing

A 52-year-old man who went fishing with four other men reportedly lost consciousness when he came ashore and died at a beach behind the TSL Plaza building in Garapan Wednesday night.

 

Police said the victim, described as a local, was transported to the Commonwealth Health Center’s emergency room where he was pronounced dead by a doctor at 8:16pm.

 

Police said the victim and four other men had gone fishing and, after a few minutes, asked his friends to bring him to shore as he has having difficulty breathing.

 

Police placed the incident under further investigation.

 

More details to follow.

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Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a veteran journalist who has covered all news beats in the CNMI. Born in Lilo-an, Cebu City in the Philippines, De la Torre graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He is a recipient of many commendations and awards, including the CNMI Judiciary’s prestigious Justice Award for his over 10 years of reporting on the judiciary’s proceedings and decisions. Contact him at ferdie_delatorre@saipantribune.com

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