KIBUNGAN, Benguet – A 69-year old widower died after he fell on a 6-meter deep ravine along a footrail at Libo-ong, Poblacion, here, Sunday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Daniel Kiswa Salibad, 69, senior citizen, widower, farmer, native and a resident of Libo-ong, Poblacion, Kibungan, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim left the house of his granddaughter in Sagpat over a week ago and went missing since then.
Search and rescue operation conducted to ascertain his whereabouts resulted to the discovery of his lifeless body in the shallow ravine along the footrail which indicated that he might have fallen from the trail.
The case is still subject to further investigation by the responding police operatives to ascertain whether or not there was a foul play in his untimely death.
By Dexter A. See