LIAN, Batangas – A 55-year-old Korean national reportedly drowned while swimming in a beach resort here on Saturday.
Kim Song Ho, married, was taken immediately by relatives to Metro Bala-yan Medical Center but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physician Dr. Harly King Gaddi.
Investigators learned that the victim along with his family and friends stayed at Matabung-kay Beach Club in Bgy. Matabungkay here at 3:29 p.m.
The group drank together and Ho was believed already drunk when he headed to the water and swam.
Moments later they found the victim floating in the water. He was rescued and brought to the hospital but it was too late.