Dr. Espinola: 58 Year Old Fisherman Pulled From Pago Bay Sunday Drowned


Guam – Dr. Aurelio Espinola has determined that the 58 year old fisherman, pulled from Pago Bay Sunday evening died of asphyxiation due to drowning and there is no reason to suspect any foul play.

Dr. Espinola performed an autopsy Monday afternoon.

Sunday night, Guam Fire Spokesman Lt. Ed Artero said the body of the man was pulled from Pago Bay about 8pm.  Artero told PNC News that rescue personnel on jet skies found the man inside the reef.

A 911 call was made about 7pm reporting that the fisherman was missing. The identity of the man has not been released.