Thursday, 14 December 2017
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ACCIDENT  |  Cop dead after zipline broke

LOS BANOS, Laguna (DWDD) – A police officer met his untimely death when his zipline broke in a resort in Los Baños, Laguna.

The victim was identified as PO1 Andrew Tamayo, assigned with the Los Baños Police.

According to reports, Tamayo was off-duty when the incident happened inside the Laresio Lakeside Resort & Spa at Barangay Tadlac. He was with his girlfriend at the time of the incident.

The victim was wearing a Life Vest and Helmet when he went on the zip line. At about 10-20 meters, the line broke and Tamayo fell into the lake.

It took the lifeguards 15 minutes before they were able to retrieve the body of Tamayo. He was immediately brought to the Healthserv Medical Center in Los Banos wheere he was declared Dead-on-Arrival.

Based on initial rreport, the victim could have died from drowning. The Los Baños police is still awaiting the decision of Tamayo’s family if they will be filing charges against the management of the Resort. AES/ALS

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