A dead man was found floating on the river in Batuan town, reports said yesterday.
Batuan police identified the dead body as Balbino Dayaganon, 39.
Police discovered the body of the victim floating on the river located in sitio Cansangi, barangay Behind the Clouds, Batuan.
Initial investigation revealed the victim was suffering from mental illness. The victim left home without asking permission to his relatives.
Reports said the cause of death was due to respiratory failure secondary to drowning with no foul play detected.