LUPAO, Nueva Ecija -- Two kids drowned while bathing in a creek here last Friday.
Police identified the two young victims as John Rey Rodrigo, 7, elementary student, son of Loreto and Maricel Rodrigo; and Ian Mark Capitan, also an elementary pupil, son of Macario and Mary Jane Capitan, all of Bgy. Namulandayan, this town.
Their bodies were retrieved at the creek and immediately brought to Lupao Municipal Health Center where they were declared dead on arrival by attending physician Dra. Leilanie Manguerra at 1:01 p.m.
PO1 Benjamin S. Dandan, officer-on-case, said the victims were playing and bathing when they went to a deep portion of the creek and drowned.
The victims’ bodies were later positively identified by their guardians at the said health center.