SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: The La Union Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) retrieved on Thursday the body of drowning victim Clark Harry Go, a 22-year-old vacationer from San Quintin, Pangasinan, who was missing since Easter Sunday.
Go, an elected youth leader or Sangguniang Kabataan, was found along the coast of Barangay Paraoir, Balaoan, La Union, the next town north of Sitio Cabanaroan, Quirino, Bacnotan, where he went swimming with two other companions, including, Marian Bo, 19, who he earlier tried to save from being swept away by high tide.
The two others were Mark John Bo, 24, and Richard Zamora, 25, who were looking for a good surfing spot, according to investigations.
Clark’s mother, Florence, said their family has brought home the body of the victim. She added that Clark was elected to represent the youth in their town.
Three other persons were drowned in separate incidents in the coastal towns of Bacnotan, Agoo and Aringay in La Union on Black Saturday and Easter Sunday.
The casualties were identified as Carlo Alais, 18, a resident of Barangay Sta. Lucia; Dante Pascua, 43, of Barangay Dulao; and Jeff Dulay, 12, of Barangay San Benito, all in Aringay, La Union.