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Zambo trader hangs self

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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A 58-year-old businessman hanged himself from a copra dryer the other day in Zamboanga Sibugay.

The victim was identified as Floriano Villanueva Miguel, 56, fishpond owner, of Bgy. Sto. Niño, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay. He was last seen alive at 9 p.m. Saturday.
   
According to his wife Aracelle Miguel, the victim asked permission from her to go to their fishpond to check on possible damage caused by flash flood and high tide in the area. The victim failed to go back home that night.
   
At 6:30 a.m. the next day, the victim was found hanging from the copra dryer.
   
Relatives of the victim tried to revive him but failed.
   
The victim’s wife and his son said the victim encountered several problems in their fishpond buisness.