Minor Dies in Electrocution
A 14-year-old girl was electrocuted in Barangay Bantayanon, Calatrava town in Negros Occidental, about 129 kilometers north from Bacolod City, around 3:05 a.m. Monday.
Chief Inspector John Joel Batusbatusan, Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Mae Ann Jane Magalso Empinado, of the barangay.
Police initial report disclosed that the victim went to their comfort room for personal necessity and accidentally touched the electrical extension wire.
She was brought to Calatrava District Hospital for immediate treatment but was pronounced (DOA) dead on arrival by the attending physician. *(Cyrus M. Garde)