Foreign nat’l found dead in Sipaway Island

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is urging the Filipino people to safeguard their respective communities from possible violent and treacherous acts perpetrated by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).

A foreign national was found dead around 11:00 p.m. Monday in Barangay San Juan, Sipaway Island, San Carlos City, Negros Occ.

Superintendent D’ Artagnan Katalbas, OIC police chief of San Carlos identified the victim as Bernardus Wilhelmus Maria Wakkers, 71, married, from Holland and residing in the island.

Police disclosed that the victim suffered a cardiovascular attack at his residence.

Dr. Arnel Lawrence Portuques, City Health Officer conducted post mortem examination to the victim.

The Holland Embassy has been informed by police authorites about his death.*


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