Old village watchman electrocuted in Sorsogon


SORSOGON CITY – A village watchman (barangay tanod), 63 year old, was found dead by electrocution in a rice field Thursday morning, January 2, 2020.

When found dead, he was still holding a live wire.

Investigators identified the victim as Querubin Hadap, a barangay tanod, of Tigbao, Casiguran, Sor.

According to his wife, on Wednesday, Jan. 1, her husband told her that he was going to fix their electrical lines from their neighbor, but when night time fell, he never came back.

She thought her husband had a drinking get-together with friends.

When morning came, his body was found at a nearby place.

Authorities are now investigating the incident. [Bicol Today]


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