A 22-year-old man on Tuesday drowned while going after the ducks that escaped from their cages in Candaba, Pampanga.
The Candaba police identified the fatality as Exison Garsula, a native of Bohol and resident of Sitio 3, Bgy. Mangga, Candaba.
The victim’s employer Ericson Sto. Tomas, 30, of 226 Banarog, Bgy. Panclara, accompanied by the victim’s uncle Melvin Garsula, 45, of Sitio 3, Bgy. Mangga, told police the victim drowned while swimming in a swamp trying to put back the astray ducks to their cage.
The victim was discovered lifeless six hours after he failed to resurface from the swamp.
His body was later brought to Sagrada Funeral Home in Baliuag, Bulacan.
The Candaba police are now conducting an investigation on the incident.