MANDAUE CITY — A body of a man was found floating under the Mactan–Mandaue Bridge in barangay Looc. Witnesses say that he took his own life after jumping off the said bridge past 10AM on July 18, Thursday.
In the video posted by Jumel Canete, a fisherman tied a rope around the body and ferried it to the shore where Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation (ERUF) responders were waiting. Bystanders helped in pulling the body out of the water and were surprised to see that foam was coming out of the victim’s mouth and nose. One responder tried to resuscitate the victim through cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) but ultimately failed. They declared that he was already dead upon retrieval from the waters.
The man, who seems to be in his late 20s, has yet to be identified by the authorities. Mandaue City Police Station 5 is still investigating the incident as of this writing.
(WARNING: Graphic Video) Watch it here. Video is courtesy of Jumel Canete.