Authorities have identified the man who was found dead floating at the Santa Lourdes Pit Lake early Tuesday morning, November 14, as that of a Ricky Evio, 21, a resident of Sitio Busngol, Barangay Santa Lourdes.
The SOCO team investigating the incident said the body was identified by the man’s former employer.
When found by local residents, the body was already in an advanced state of decomposition. Police clarified, however, that there was no head injury found on the body as earlier reported.
Authorities have yet to disclose the results of an autopsy on the body.