Korean drowns in Batangas resort

August 18, 2019

LIAN, Batangas  -- A 55-year-old Korean national drowned after swimming while intoxicated at a  beach resort here  Saturday.

Kim Song Ho was  immediately rushed  to the Metro Balayan Medical Center but was declared dead  by attending physician Dr. Harly King Gaddi.

Lian police said the victim along with his family and friends arrived at the Matabungkay Beach Club in Bgy. Matabungkay here  around 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Police said the group had drinks  around 3:29 p.m. and the drunk Korean later decided to swim.

Moments later the Korean’s companions saw him  floating in the water and rescued him.