Korean tourist drowns in El Nido
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Philippines - A Korean tourist died from drowning in a lagoon in El Nido Tuesday, January 8, according to local authorities.
The victim, identified as King Hung Gu, 43, was found floating near a small lagoon found on the island of Miniloc at Tuesday noon, according to Arvin Acosta, municipal tourism officer of El Nido.
Acosta said the tourist was with his family. "They told us that the victim really did not know how to swim," Arvina said, adding that the Korean was exploring the lagoon with his family.
The victim's body was brought to Puerto Princesa City on Wednesday, January 9. His family is preparing for the transfer to Manila. - Rappler.com